The quote puzzled many in the decades that followed, including novelist and historian Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn who, in his Nobel Lecture in 1970, replied; “What sort of a statement is that? For a long time I considered it mere words. How could that be possible? When in bloodthirsty history did beauty ever save anyone from anything? Ennobled, uplifted, yes – but whom has it saved?” It is our mission to explore what Solzhenitsyn later conceded that it was a not a “careless phrase, but a prophecy” and the theme to ensure that this prophecy becomes a reality.