EMPYREAN: The highest part of the heavens, thought in ancient times to contain the pure element of fire.
Thesis: Art is passion through intention. Catharsis is the crucible of the soul.
The Inspired Individual
recognizes the sovereign individual as artistic authority, allowing freedom of all authentic individual expression based on the human experience, regardless of risk, judgement, and consequence.
Purity of Intent
suggests that art requires a higher purpose outside of material gain, in pursuit of a value such as beauty, truth, emotional catharsis etc.