Purpose of the arts

The two faces of an art work

“Every great work of art has two faces: one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.”

— Daniel Barenboim.

Cited in: Barenboim, Daniel & Said, Edward (2002) Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society. New York: Pantheon Books.

By Greg

Australian composer and pianist