Aesthetics and the philosophy of art Pertemuan 5
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Aesthetics and the philosophy of art Pertemuan 5Matakuliah: R0434/AestheticsTahun: 2007
What counts as art ?
Artist, philosophers, anthropologist, psychologist and programmers all use the notion of art in their respective field, and give it operational definitions that are not very similar to each other.
The main recent sense of the word art is roughly abbreviation for creative art or fine artHere we mean that skill is being used to express the artist creativity, or to engage the audiences aesthetic sensibilities, or to draw the audience towards consideration of the finer things.
Fine ArtVan Gogh
Often, if the skill is being used in a lowbrow or practical way, people will consider it a craft instead of art, yet many thinkers have defended practical and lowbrow forms as being as much art as the more lofty forms.
Art or Craft ?