Most of the sculptures on display were not made to become subject to aesthetic contemplation in western art museums.
Maybe it was time they started paying more attention to the aesthetic value of things.
I have an aesthetic appreciation of John's looks, personal style and creativity.
The committee did not attempt to make aesthetic judgements, nor did the artists assume expertise in the issues.
His concept of aesthetic appeal just can't be based on numbers.
It was practised more as a phase of aesthetic culture than with any utilitarian views.
Frequently aesthetic motives provide no inspiration for action.
And to one so precocious, stimulated by a parent of much culture, ample means and great ambition, this resulted in an almost unexampled aesthetic education.
An unprejudiced and critical reader will certainly find very few passages where his aesthetic susceptibilities are thoroughly satisfied.
Unencumbered by the demands of the mass market, modern architects were free to express their aesthetics in state-financed housing projects.
Meanwhile, Germany was being profoundly influenced by the great aesthetic revival known as the Romantic Movement, which began with the worship of medieval art and literature, and ended with the worship of medieval religion.
He carried out the principle of association into the analysis of the complex emotional states, as the affections, the aesthetic emotions and the moral sentiment, all which he endeavoured to resolve into pleasurable and painful sensations.
These defects will no doubt be overcome as concrete grows in popularity as a building material and its aesthetic treatment is better understood.
There is only one passage which seems in some degree to make up for the aesthetic drawbacks of the greater part of these late compositions.
In his beloved Italy his etchings are suffused with a classicism that nonetheless appeals to a contemporary aesthetic.
The clear, bracing air, according to ancient writers, fostered the intellectual and aesthetic character of the people and endowed them with mental and physical energy.
Original releases came exclusively packaged in a highly distinctive, minimalist package to improve on the aesthetic.
The moral of his teaching – that all living art requires truth, nature, purity, earnestness – has now become the axiom of all aesthetic work or judgment.
At the same time it cannot be denied that the "aesthetic" movement, in the aspect fundamentally represented by the school of William Morris and Rossetti, had a permanent influence on English decorative art.
So also he has drawn a close parallel between the moral and the aesthetic criteria.
The collected literary works of Wagner in German fill ten volumes, and include political speeches, sketches for dramas that did not become operas, autobiographical chapters, aesthetic musical treatises and polemics of vitriolic violence.
With what is specifically Christian we have nothing to do in the present article: but it is worth noticing that the appeal to " values, " aesthetic and still more moral, forms a substitute for that natural theology which Ritschl despised and professed to reject.
He conducted experiments to show that certain abstract forms and proportions are naturally pleasing to our senses, and gave some new illustrations of the working of aesthetic association.
The city is growing in all directions, and a number of new quarters have sprung up where the houses are more sanitary than in the older parts, but unfortunately few of them evince much aesthetic feeling.
Helmholtz also wrote on philosophical and aesthetic problems. His position was that of an empiricist, denying the doctrine of innate ideas and holding that all knowledge is founded on experience, hereditarily transmitted or acquired.
At Weimar her talents, hitherto held in check, found an atmosphere to stimulate and foster them, her aesthetic and literary tastes formed themselves under the influence of Goethe and his circle, and her little salon gained a certain celebrity.
To the average man there is a distinction between clothing and ornament, the first being regarded as that covering which satisfies the claims of modesty, the second as those appendages which satisfy the aesthetic sense.