16. June 2010 · 2 comments · Categories: Quotes

A critic should always strive to recapture the sense of wonder and surprise with which he first beheld a now-familiar work of art.

-Terry Teachout


  1. As long as it’s visual or theatre art, I presume. Oh, but he did say “beheld” and not “heard”, didn’t he?

  2. He does include music in his article.