18 JUL 2013 by ideonexus

 The Connection Between Art and Sex

How the pleasure in some stately piece of beautifully pro- portioned architecture, the thrill produced by solemn music, or the calm sweetness of a summer landscape in the evening, is to be attributed to the feeling of sex only, it is hard to see; they have in common a pleasurable emotion, and that is all. That a very large part of art is directly inspired by erotic motives is perfectly true, and that various forms of art play an important part in love songs and courtship is obvious; but this ...
Folksonomies: art sex humanities
Folksonomies: art sex humanities
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Both instill pleasurable emotions, but is one a strategy to get the other or are they naturally connected via the similar emotions they generate?