All objects point to the Ultimate,
and a real work of art actively brings whoever
sees or hears it
to his real nature, which is beauty.
The difference between an ordinary object and a work of art is
that the object is passive in its pointing towards the Ultimate
whereas the work of art is active.
(Neither This Nor That I Am, 10; cf. ‘A Conversation on Art’ in Who Am I?)
Photo and creation by Rosa Bellino