Black symbolism: the work of John Santerineross. If there is a main principal held by the original artists Symbolists, is that life is fundamentally mysterious, and artists must respect and preserve this deep mystery. Painting and poetry, they emphasized the use of suggestion rather than explicit, symbols rather than description. The Symbolists believe that “the creation of a state of mind is as important as the transmission of information; (it should also) seek to engage the mind and personality of the viewer by appealing emotions and spirit, and intelligence. “
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