Wisdom on Wednesdays—The art of the absolute


Blue Bowl II
A companion painting to Blue Bowl I

“Expediency is the science of the relative
Sanctity and beauty, the art of the absolute.”  (1955)


Wisdom on Wednesdays—Science, art, and religion

Coronation of the Virgin, oil on canvas, c. 1924, 42 x 35 in.

“Science is only concerned with the truth of present expediently.
“Art extends that truth back in time into permanent beauty materially.
“Religion projects that truth forward in time into eternal goodness spiritually.”  (1961)