“The mission of art”

Here is a great statement from Steven D. Greydanus in his review of the film The Mill & the Cross on the purpose of art:

“André Bazin, the great Catholic film critic and theorist, wrote about the mission of art to rescue the world from transience and corruption, to capture moments and events in time and space before they slip into the irretrievable past, and so bear witness to the hand of God in creation.”