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By Kelly Comfort

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Artwork for art's sake addresses the connection among artwork and lifestyles. even though it has lengthy been argued that aestheticism goals to de-humanize paintings, this quantity seeks to contemplate the counterclaim that such de-humanization may also result in re-humanization and to a deepened dating among the cultured sphere and the area at huge.

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The institutional apparatus also encourages the measurement of progress explicitly in the awarding of prizes. But Baudelaire’s argument is not so much with any implied equivalence between industry and art. Rather he takes issue with the broader conception of history behind the contemporary notion of progress, for which technological innovation and industrial production serve as bellwethers. Baudelaire admits that progress can occur—specifically, in questions of morality, in the careers of individual artists from year to year, in the price and quality of goods.

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. ———. ” Aesthetics and Politics. Trans. Ronald Taylor. Norfolk: Lowe and Brydone, 1977. 100–141. Bell-Villada, Gene H. Art for Art’s Sake and Literary Life: How Politics and Markets Helped Shape the Ideology and Culture of Aestheticism, 1790–1990. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. Brown, Julia Prewitt. Cosmopolitan Criticism: Oscar Wilde’s Philosophy of Art. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 1997. Bürger, Peter. Theory of the Avant-Garde.

Granted, this desire to universalize an aesthetic that for him serves as an escape from the burden of neoclassicism is unwittingly local for a Parisian in the capital of the nineteenth century, and his imagining the effect of this aesthetic as a transformation of subjectivity belies a reliance on and obsession with a form of subjectivity particular to the West. But, in the context of contemporary discourse, when measured against the notion of the bizarre as deformed, ugly, and alien, his aesthetic implies an ethos of cosmopolitanism that seeks to understand foreign cultures through selftransformation that other inflections of the word at the time lacked.

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