Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

May 21, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #39: MEME & MEMETICS

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. Terms of Art #39: meme & memetics

May 20, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #38: MIMESIS

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week is another grab bag of important terms and phrases. Yay! Terms of Art #38: mimesis

May 19, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #37: FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week is another grab bag of important terms and phrases. Yay! Terms of Art #37: form follows function

May 18, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #36: L’ART POUR L’ART (ART FOR ART’S SAKE)

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week is another grab bag of important terms and phrases. Yay! Terms of Art #36: l’art pour l’art (art for art’s sake)

May 15, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #35: AUTEUR

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week, we’re looking at terms that have to do with artists themselves. Most of these words will be ones that actual practicing contemporary artists think are off-limits. So buckle up for a sacrilegious week! Terms of Art #35: auteur

May 14, 2020
by Alex King
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #34: AUTHENTICITY

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week, we’re looking at terms that have to do with artists themselves. Most of these words will be ones that actual practicing contemporary artists think are off-limits. So buckle up for a sacrilegious week! Terms of Art #34: authenticity

May 13, 2020
by Aesthetics for Birds
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AFB’S TERMS OF ART #33: CREATIVITY

Now that increasing numbers of people are stuck at home and sheltering in place, I figured I’d do a little series. Every weekday for the duration of this intense period, I’ll post a short definition of some term in/related to aesthetics and philosophy of art. Let’s see how this goes! See them all here. This week, we’re looking at terms that have to do with artists themselves. Most of these words will be ones that actual practicing contemporary artists think are off-limits. So buckle up for a sacrilegious week! Terms of Art #33: creativity