Pleasure, Contemplation, And Judgment

1321 Words Apr 15th, 2016 6 Pages
Pleasure, contemplation, and judgment are the key elements in aesthetics. Pleasure is what you feel after watching a certain piece of art, which can be positive or negative emotions as the goal of this step is to accept everything you feel from it, so you can think about it in the contemplation phase. Like I said before contemplation is the thinking phase, which means that the goal is to understand all of the emotions that you might be having in the pleasure phase in order to make a clear verdict on the art in the judgment phase. Judgment is basically the result of the two other elements as a person has to feel and handle their feelings after watching an artwork in order to make the conclusion of if they like or dislike the artwork. The three parts make up to be the aesthetic appreciation, however it’s still possible to go further and enter the criticism phase in order to explain why you might like or dislike an artwork while using logical reasons.

Aesthetics is basically what someone feels about a piece of art, art is a subject or object that creates emotions to come out from observers, and criticism is pretty much an attempt to explain what a person feels about a piece of art by using logical reasons. The three parts are interrelated in the manner that it follows a process of art to aesthetics and then criticism as the purpose of art is to be observed and aesthetics can only happen after observing the artwork while criticism happens after a person makes an effort to…
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