Eli Siegel

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United States, Poet
August 16, 1902November, 8, 1978.

Eli Siegel was the poet, critic, and educator who founded Aesthetic Realism, the philosophy that states: “The world, art, and self explain each other: each is the aesthetic oneness of opposites.” An idea central to Aesthetic Realism—that every person, place or thing in reality has something in common with all other things—was expressed in his award-winning poem "Hot Afternoons Have Been in Montana".

Also known as Critic, Educator, Founder

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