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Israel Gershburg #1

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Ministry of Culture of Russia "For achievements in culture", laureate of the regional award "Recognition" for outstanding achievements in the field of fine arts, as well as the award of the head of the urban district "City of Kaliningrad" "Inspiration" for the creation of highly artistic works of fine art. And for me - my beloved grandfather and teacher.

In this episode we:
— We explore the definitions and differences between art and creativity, as well as their relationship with the spiritual and material worlds.
— Let's discuss the belief that art should transform people and instill positive feelings.
— Let's understand the value of art as an activity and its not always predictable consequences.
— We will discuss the perception of art during the Nazi regime and its influence on the understanding of the purposes of art.
— Let's talk about the importance of reflection and the informative nature of art.
— We will discuss the stages of creative realization and the importance of sharing your creativity with others.
— Let’s touch on the importance of education for artists and viewers.
— We will provide advice to young artists.
— Let's talk about image and ugliness in works of art.
— Let's discuss the difficulties that artists face.


0:00 — What is creativity?
0:29 — Special attitude to creativity
4:33 — Creativity as reflection
6:46 — The spiritual value of art
8:42 — About poetry
10:17 — Creativity as a job
11:05 — Types of creative realization
12:29 — The importance of craft in art
13:32 — Other priorities in art
14:47 — Taste in art
15:49 — Musical painting
16:10 — What is the difference between creativity and art?
16:42 — Creativity as a means of knowing the world
18:24 — How to understand the language of art?
20:04 — The image and its role in art
22:07 — You need to be ready for art
23:12 — Power and freedom of expression in art
27:43 — How important is it to create easy-to-read images
28:00 — About the black square
28:14 — A milestone in art
29:07 — The concept and role of taste in art
29:55 — Is there a painting that combines all the languages of art?
31:25 — The language of music
32:47 – The designation and concept of beauty
34:24 — Beauty assessment Tools
35:13 — Isn't it easier for the artist himself to explain his art?
36:09 — A person who is not interested in anything has nothing in his soul
37:57 — The most valuable book I've read
39:12 — Advice to young artists

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