The Balancing Act of the Beautiful
Gustave Moreau was a 19th-century symbolist painter in France. The symbolists believed that the art of the 18th century was too scientific and had discarded spirituality from its subject matter and execution.
“Perseus and Andromeda,” between 1867–1869, by Gustave Moreau. Private Collection. (Public Domain)
Reaching Within: What traditional art offers the heart
‘Perseus and Andromeda’
The Balance of Beauty
For the Love of Beauty
By Eric Bess