Aesthetics Essays

  • Aesthetic Analysis

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    Frame of reference on aesthetic is different from ones’ eye to another. In this article, the author, Mads Nygaard Folkmann, try to define his own perceptions towards the word Aesthetic by having the comparison between two philosophers, Merleau-Ponty and Gernot Bohme, and the different approach on aesthetic like Panton and Campbell. The author believes that aesthetic relates to design is by the function that it provides rather than how pleasing the item looks like. He argues that traditional art

  • Kant's Aesthetics

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    subjectivisation of aesthetics was brought about by his discovery of certain a priori elements which went beyond empirical universality. In both taste and in aesthetic judgment, there is a “supra-empirical norm”. Models of judgement help, but they, in themselves, cannot replace the experience of taste “In taste nothing is known of the objects judged to be beautiful, but is stated only that there is a feeling of pleasure connected with them a priori in the subjective consciousness” (ibid., 38). Aesthetic appreciation

  • Kant's Aesthetic Analysis

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    1.Introduction The English word aesthetic (Ästhetisch in German or esthétique in French) is derived from Greek aisthetikos which means "sensitive, perceptive" . Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy, and it is the nature of art, philosopical beauty and taste with the creation and appreciation of beauty. The philosophy of aesthetics has been criticized by some sociologists, philosophers,theorists,writers and civilizations, but Immanuel Kant was by far the most tremendously and influential of

  • Anti Art Aesthetics

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    Michelle Caplin BA Visual and Critical Studies Philosophical and Artistic initiatives Exploring Anti Art and the consequential place of Aesthetics in Contemporary Art Abstract “What is Art?” and “What makes Art beautiful?” are key questions researched by many including Artists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers and programmers. Art has been a developing and universal concept. The basic meaning of the term "art" has altered numerous times and has continued to change throughout the 20th

  • Relational Aesthetics Analysis

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    INTRODUCTION In this essay I evaluate Bourriaud’s ‘relational aesthetics’ in terms of its successes and failures in narrowing the gap between the aesthetics of ‘fine art’ and the aesthetics of ‘popular visual culture’, there having been constant efforts to narrow this gap since about the 1960’s. In order to formulate my argument in my evaluation of relational aesthetics and relational art, I look at the work of Rirkrit Tiravanija and Liam Gillick, the work of both artists having been deemed by Bourriaud

  • Japanese Aesthetics: The Mono No Aware

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    An aesthetic is defined by a concerned beauty or the appreciation of beauty, also as a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a particular artistic or artist movement (Urban Dictionary). The Japanese aesthetic is a set of ancient ideals such as the Mono No Aware, Wabi-Sabi and the Yūgen. These aesthetics reinforce the Japanese cultural and aesthetic norms that are considered to be beautiful. The Mono no Aware sets an example of the Cherry Blossoms, it was settled as an everyday expression

  • Immanuel Kant Valued Traditionalized Aesthetics Essay

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    The German Philosopher, Immanuel Kant valued traditionalized aesthetics. He explains the judgments of taste by breaking it down under two fundamental conditions, subjectivity and universality. There are other conditions that apply to the judgement of taste, however these two functions are the most important. Subjectivity is crucial to the equation because it is the feeling of pleasure or displeasure. According to Kant, beauty is determined by the representational perception of a thing. The feeling

  • The Aesthetic Movement In Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray

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    The "Aesthetic Movement" refers to the introduction of principles that emphasised art in the production of furniture, metalwork, ceramics, stained glass, textiles, wallpapers and books. We will only touch on a few examples. The movement incorporated both exotic and historical influences. It is widely agreed upon that the roots of the Aesthetic Movement lie in the reaction to Industrialisation (Nguyen, 2002). It is important to consider the foundation of The Aesthetic Movement, which is the Arts

  • Aesthetics In Film

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    econ, etc.) and the theory around it. Films represent their times and everything that comes with it. On the other side, is the aesthetic. Films can be seen as a work of art. This can include things like techniques a creator uses, narrative structure, originality, and etc. These aspects continue to shape the films we make today. One of the major things about aesthetics is Mise-en-scene (put in scene). Mise-en-scene is the arrangement of everything that appears in the film. This is formed by setting

  • Feminist Aesthetics Analysis

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    Nevertheless, it is quite obvious that the area of feminist aesthetics cannot constitute a separate academic discipline, or a homogeneous flow of aesthetic thought. Feminist aesthetics rather represents a set of approaches of feminist philosophy to address such key issues of aesthetic thought as the subject of the creator, the cult of femininity, female art, the canons of normative aesthetics, and so on. In addition, it is important to emphasize that the intellectual trend of

  • Chrysalis And Aesthetics

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    People have always been delighted by the beauty of a butterfly. Butterflies are considered to be one of the most beautiful insects in the world. In many cultures they symbolize rebirth, and the transformation from youth into adult-hood and maturation. What begins as a starving caterpillar, one day, stops eating and hangs upside down from a tree, wraps itself into a cocoon, or chrysalis, and initiates the concealed transformation into an eye-catching butterfly. You wouldn’t know it by looking at

  • Aesthetics In Shakespeare's Sonnets

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    of English and Literature Full Length Research Paper Aesthetics in William Shakespeare's Sonnets Maryam Ebrahimi* and Bahman Zarrinjooee Department of English Literature and Language, Islamic Azad University of Boroujerd, Iran. Accepted 30 August, 2013 This study focuses on aesthetics in William Shakespeare's sonnets. It shows the dominant aesthetic aspects of the sonnets. It uses theories of intertextuality and semiotics in terms of aesthetics. Study of theories of Roman Jakobson (1896-1982) and

  • Aesthetic Cosmopolitans Analysis

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    ‘Aesthetic Cosmopolitans’ “The increasingly international nature of the art world has resulted in many artists becoming aesthetic cosmopolitans” (pg.32), as stated by Storer, R (2013). The concept of ‘aesthetic cosmopolitanism’ aims to encapsulate the ability that artists of the 21st century have to create artwork that engages a connection with other cultures. “Cultures circulate more broadly and visibly” because multi-culturalism has become a part of everyday life. It has become easier to communicate

  • Aesthetic Prosthetic Essay

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    Denture aesthetics as a prosthodontics terms is the effect produced by the prosthesis that affects the beauty and attractiveness of the person. An aesthetic prosthesis will improve patient motivation and acceptance. It is very unrealistic to assume that because acceptable masticatory capability has been achieved, patients will tolerate a poor appearance of the prosthesis.An aesthetic result in complete denture treatment is achieved through a deliberate combination of shape, color, arrangement, and

  • Seerveld's Aesthetic Life

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    When one fails to partake in an ordinary aesthetic life they are failing to fulfill the allusive role given to humanity. Seerveld defines allusive as “just playing around with, imaginative, nuanceful.” The aesthetic life gives an opportunity for one to spice up life; to experience life in all dimensions. Life without aesthetics would be dull and unmoving. As creatures of God, it is important for everyone to be playful, not just professional

  • Hypersexualization Of Women

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    With a culture that focuses on aesthetics and beauty, women feel pressured to conform to the expectations set in place. The messages sent through the media only emphasize the norms that already exist and try to gear women to be the person society expects them to be. While the media is

  • Dulwich Picture Gallery

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    Amongst these are the words ‘aesthetic’ and ‘contextual.’ It is important to have a deep understanding of what these words truly mean when referring to design, in this case exhibition design. ‘Aesthetics’ are used in accordance to describe philosophically the sole beauty of an object irrespective of its history or purpose. I believe it is within innate human nature to have the ability to determine, appreciate and judge whether something is beautiful; ‘aesthetics’ is, to a degree, based on personal

  • Is Taste Subjective Or Subjective Essay

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    subjective, and what are the problems of both objectivism and subjectivism. I think there are both objectivity and subjectivity in taste. I think the first meaning of taste which is the sensation is objective, while the second meaning which is a person’s aesthetic preference is subjective. I think the sensation in objective because it depends on the chemicals that are found in food and how these chemicals bind to receptors in humans creating a sensation. As chemicals in food can be analyzed and the physiology

  • Dorian Gray Research Paper

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    Nature (1884), a book that values the aesthetic beauty and artificial sensations. It is clear to see that this book has not only influenced

  • Art Dewey Analysis

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    Dewey is persuaded that art is multifaceted. It not only invokes the beholder with visual stimulation, but through emotions also. He insists that real art is the experience of creating or encountering the object (p. 205). Work in turn is no longer a part of the experience, if it is nonexistent, therefore, it is a refined and rather intensified form of experience in life (p. 205). To illustrate, the artist is a producer a work of art and his work is experienced by the observer. If the artist