Dana Gioia – "Why Beauty Matters" (Talk on art, beauty,

Dana Gioia – Why Beauty Matters

Contemporary culture has discarded the concept of beauty in both art and philosophy. It is not a word much used nowadays, even by art critics, except ironically. But the absence of beauty as a positive concept has left a hole in our thinking—not only in art and philosophy but also in education, politics, worship, and […]
Roger Scruton on His Documentary quotWhy Beauty Mattersquot Ten

Roger Scruton on “Why Beauty Matters” – Ten Years Later

Ten years after its premiere, Roger Scruton discusses the success of his documentary “Why Beauty Matters,” how the BBC tried to suppress it, and the impact it has had on artists. Sir Roger passed away on 12 January 2020. From Spotniks’ Interview with Roger Scruton, Uploaded 31 July 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xLTVGqe4qQ Watch the documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHw4MMEnmpc&t=7s […]