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Aesthetics

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by workspendconsumeobeydie, Nov 6, 2001.

  1. workspendconsumeobeydie

    workspendconsumeobeydie New Jack

    Joined: Jun 18, 2001 Messages: 62 Likes Received: 0
    I'm writing this paper for school, and I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about Aesthetics or the 'psychology of art'. It would be mad helpful if anyone could help, or give me links, or anything. Thanks.
     
  2. graffitiSUX

    graffitiSUX Senior Member

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  3. CATS

    CATS Senior Member

    Joined: May 30, 2001 Messages: 1,600 Likes Received: 0
    Sounds like you need THE LAW. In my misunderstanding the Aesthetics are the artforms combinations. Like, That piece is Aestheticly pleasing to the eye.
     
  4. You Are a Toy

    You Are a Toy Member

    Joined: Mar 13, 2001 Messages: 307 Likes Received: 0
    wicked good.
     
  5. AECH_ONE

    AECH_ONE New Jack

    Joined: Nov 3, 2001 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    SEARCH IT ON UR COMPUTER.ARENT THEY HERE FOR THAT ANYWAYS?
     
  6. Graf Orlok

    Graf Orlok Junior Member

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    Aethetics mean visual composition, to my understanding. The term "aesthetically pleasing to the eye" is redundant. Things can not be aesthetically pleasing to the ear. When something is done "purely for aesthetics" it means for show - not having any funtion other than the way it looks. That's it: aesthetics = the way something looks.

    This would be a big red F for a paper, though.
     
  7. workspendconsumeobeydie

    workspendconsumeobeydie New Jack

    Joined: Jun 18, 2001 Messages: 62 Likes Received: 0
    thanks, that clears some stuff up for me. THE LAW is knowledgable on this subject? perhaps he will drop some gems for me..

    lets assume i already tried to search for it retards..
     
  8. ILYSH

    ILYSH Member

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    aesthetics are the viewpoints towards art held by an individual or collective group. each person has their own personal aesthetic same as a country might have national aesthetic. if you prefer wildstyle graffiti over computer-rock graff, then that is your own personal aesthetic. aesthetics can be placed on visual art, performance art, music, etc.


    dont be afraid to go to the library or look on the internet
     
  9. hipnos

    hipnos Guest

    an aesthetic judgment on beauty, as Kant defined it, would be "that which is subjective universal." i actually just wrote a paper on Kant and aesthetics.. it is just a theory, by his definition, because it is something that everyone OUGHT to find beautiful, yet not have that judgment tainted by anyone else's opinion. he also said that judgements of beauty are not logical, and therefore cannot be anything but subjective. i don't really agree with all of his definition.. but there's some of it.. hope it helps.
     
  10. Graf Orlok

    Graf Orlok Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 105 Likes Received: 0
    I don't want to be argumentative, but I really think that aesthetics applies only to visuals, not sound. While people often might misuse the term aesthetics to suggest a style of music ("They're rock style is heavy on the fuzz aesthetics) - I think this is a misuse. Just like people who use the dexterity to describe footwork - dexterity if for hands, aesthetics are for visuals.

    Maybe I do want to be argumentative. And of course it really doesn't matter if you misuse the word - as long as you get your point across, it's all good grammer to me.

    Is you is or is you ain't with me people?
     
  11. (ence

    (ence Guest

    i don't know EXACTLY what you're looking for, i can't help you much, but you know what is badass? the psychology of architecture, that shits hella interesting, there's a badass book about it, i was gonna buy it but it costs like 60 bucks! maybe you could find it at the library under the architecture section
     
  12. ILYSH

    ILYSH Member

    Joined: Apr 5, 2001 Messages: 670 Likes Received: 0
    not to be argumentative....................

    aesthetic adj 1: relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics; "aesthetic values" [syn: esthetic] 2: concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success" [syn: esthetic, aesthetical, esthetical] [ant: inaesthetic] 3: aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement" [syn: esthetic, artistic, pleasing] n : a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful; "he despised the esthetic of minimalism" [syn: esthetic]


    Is you is or is you ain't with me people?
     
  13. ARK*M

    ARK*M New Jack

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0
    there's tons of crap on this. A lot of it is color theory, try searching "Bauhaus" (a famous/historic school in germany), "Color Theory," "Albert Munsell" (famous colorist), "J. [don't remeber what it stands for, I think it's Joseph(f)] Albers" (another colorist). I took a class on this, it was extremely helpful, but just as boring. That sucka was 3 hrs. a shot, I want that time back.:mad: :spent:
     
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