Author archives: JohnSzabo

Tolstoy Aside, Where Do We Draw the Line Between What Is and Isn't Art?

In 2012 the question of what is art remains as relevant as it was in 1896 when Leo Tolstoy published his seminal 132 page essay “What is Art?” on the aesthetics of art in which he wrote: “Art consists in one human consciously conveying to others, by certain external signs, the feelings he has experienced, and in others being affected by those feelings and [...]