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aesthetics

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aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
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Meanwhile, nationalism is always an integral part of Indonesian aesthetics.
Aesthetics is one of the important motivating factors for seeking orthodontic treatment and perception of dental aesthetics is one of the important factors influencing orthodontic treatment need.
Olga Voloshina is a Board Certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of medical aesthetics experience.
Forsey argues that art, craft, and design are different and require distinct forms of engagement to explore their respective aesthetic issues.
It stands at the forefront of a movement to incorporate a discussion of aesthetics into the analysis of television.
GC Aesthetics CEO Ayse Kocak commented that the funding would help her company strengthen its position as a market leader in aesthetics.
In the third chapter Saxena highlights the issues of aesthetic attitude, experience and point of view.
Another is that developments in aesthetics entailed a continued separation of the artworld from the everyday world where functional beauty is more prominent.
In Levi-Strauss, Anthropology and Aesthetics, anthropology shares the page with key movements in modern art and Levi-Strauss's ideas are put in relation with the work and thoughts of such artists as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamps; and poets, such as Charles Baudelaire and Paul Valery.
Likewise, she has honed her aesthetics in this direction.
Yet despite her laudable corrective intentions, it takes more than an increase in women artists (with a statistical breakdown courtesy of the Guerrilla Girls) and a return to "Womanhouse" aesthetics (such as Joana Vasconcelos's tampon chandelier) to instigate a mordant debate about gender politics and sexual difference.
Lawrence Hogue pursues texts written by African American male writers of the twentieth century who have not only been "neglected," but who have figured in literature and history, particularly within the cultural networks of normative definitions and European and American institutions, as non-agential, passive, romantic objects defined by the values and aesthetics of the white and African American middle-classes.