living things are caught in the relentless struggle for existence. Whereas the
art of man encompass no such purpose. The autonomous nature of art has a force
at times greater than the will of its creator; but is essentially useless in aids
of his survival. Art is independent of reason but has its logic. It has no practical
function yet is essential to evolution. Ultimately art is no more than an abstract
concept concerning only itself. The characteristic of art is distinctively human.
Through which it separates man from the law of existence and unto the realm of