Tag Archives: Aesthetics

AESTHETICS AND ITS ARCHÉ

Strictly when it comes to aesthetics must understand some concepts that were developed in the philosophy of the eighteenth century, such as the concept of meaning, fashion, beauty, harmony and proportion. In short Aesthetics born in the eighteenth century to explain the possibility of a knowledge gained by the senses in their contact with the […]

A feminist and allegorical art of Gustave Courbet and Carolee Schneemann

When we begin contacting Courbet’s painting reproduced above, we interpret as an image of erotic connotations and perhaps even pornographic. The making of realistic painting and its rich detailing reference to the presence of a true view and testified as fact. However, such a reading is too hasty. The correct interpretation of art always requires […]

“SUMMER OF LOVE”. THE BEGINNINGS OF ART PSYCHEDELIC

The emergence and flowering of psychedelic art coincided with one of the most revolutionary and rebellious periods of the twentieth century, situated to the late 60’s and early 70’s. The so-called “Summer of Love” was an explosion of contemporary art and popular culture that is blended with the libertarian claims of pervasive social changes in […]

The Adoration of the Magi according to Giotto

  The Adoration of the Magi, 1304-1306. Capela Scrovegni, Pádua, Itália. While the other monotheists and the Protestant Reformation excluded images of worship, the Catholic Church maintained its pictorial representation giving her a didactic use. This use of the image was always questioned throughout history by various currents within the Church. However, the argument of […]