A work of art is good if…

This is a quote from the book Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke.

Quote by Rainer Maria Rilke, “A work of art is good if it has arisen out of necessity.”

Have you read this book? I’d love to hear your thoughts in a comment below!

If you’re interested, you can read an excerpt from the book here.

Letter to a Young Poet – Summary

Here is the book summary from Goodreads:

A hugely influential collection for writers and artists of all kinds, Rilke’s profound and lyrical letters to a young friend advise on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself.

Copyright © 1929 by Rainer Maria Rilke.

Translated by: Charlie Louth

More details on Goodreads can be found here.

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