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PHILOSOPHY OF BEAUTY

The social role of painting art

Many intellectuals believe that:
Art, as social production, has no impact on other forms of social life. Artistic creation does not alter social, political or economic systems; Whereas the reverse is very possible. Art, as a human practice, does not change the spectators who receive it. Art does not educate men, refines their personalities and does not remove them from violence; One can appreciate Raphael and participate in a genocide.

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