Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy on Art

 Introduction to Hegel
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Name Course Instructor Date Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy on Art In Hegel’s view point, art emanates from the fact that the individuals have ideas that they aim at portraying to the world. It is the responsibility of individuals to ensure that they rekindle works of art by visualizing the entire concept of art as a form of craft that the individuals not only need to engage in, but also develop.


In his work, Hegel’s (pp.35) idea revolves around the fact that art is on its way to extinction from the fact that the society is moving on its own way, a situation whereby actions that relate to art will be justified on the basis of beliefs. In the case of productions of nature and production of art, there is a great disparity between the two. Productions of art, in this case, are not much more inclined on modernity- aspects that hold less value to the perfection of art. He continues to argue that art must originate from the individuals, and not from modernity attributes that derail the progress of art. According to Hegel (pp.36), productions of nature can be described as upholding the features of aesthetics, unlike the works of art that are much more concerned with the status and recognition that the artists may acquire from their work. This, however, needs not be confused, art is not about recognition of pieces done, but recognition on good pieces produced. It is due to this fact that Hegel terms art as completely dead and does not believe in any idea that art may, by any chance be expected to revive. ...
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