Sight Unseen 3 : Battles from Michelangelo to Picasso

An Introduction to the unseen side of art

If this account of the meaning and unity of poetic art, presented in segments on this website, was structured according to the sequence of events out of which it was produced, it would not be credible. Initially, I found my own observations hard to believe. On comparing the works of great masters, strange things happened: doors turned into columns, people into animals and pianos into artists among many other astonishing metamorphoses. The process was so pervasive and perverse that my eyes had to be trusted without my brain fully understanding the purpose. Over time sense emerged, irrational scenes became logical and continuity became apparent within the canon. Despite an intense search nothing similar has been found in the work of minor artists. Great masters, the vast majority of them, seem to have recognized....

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