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Major Project: Aesthetics

Within my work - essential connection to aesthetics

interest in the image - colour - concepts of painting

Need to connect these interests to relevant theory

This was a very useful resource in enabling me to understand the concept of aesthetics and its impact on the history of art. It showcased the historical developments of aesthetics and how it has informed artistic practice.

This connecting well to my interest in ancient artefacts and art as the Charlton traces back the history of aesthetics looking at ancient Greece and the evolution of cultural and philosophical movements, specifically how key thinkers like Plato, Aristotle, Immanuel Kant how impacted on how aesthetics are perceived.

'For all that aesthetics can be marginalized by those who think of it as an optional extra, to be enjoyed when the serious business of vocational training is done, we know that our encounters with art and nature go not merely wide but also deep, and, moreover, go as deep as anything in our lives can go.' p.2

Fragment of a stone inscribed with Greek writing.

Aesthetics Colin Lyas

Lyas, Colin, and Colin Lyas. Aesthetics, Taylor & Francis Group, 1997. ProQuest Ebook Central,

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