Art need not always enoble or elevate. Oftentimes it may simply demonstrate a truth or reality, in all of its baseness and ugliness. In its most general sense, art expresses the nature of Being, from the profane to the profound. Munch's "the Scream" comes to mind, along with several by Goya and Francis Bacon. Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!