The aesthetic evolutions

2016-07-24
Erişen, Serdar
The dialectical philosophy reasoning on the secular though it creates its own oppositions. Mannerist shifts, as novelties in art, are affected according to the external changes as well as the internal stimulations of the mankind for the future, which address to discuss the difference between avant—garde aesthetic movements and aesthetics as discipline. Depended on some periodization and categorization of different attitudes, the discussion is to clarify the relation between avant—garde aesthetic movements and the idea of evolution.

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Citation Formats
S. Erişen, “The aesthetic evolutions,” presented at the AESTHETICS AND MASS CULTURE, (24 - 29 Temmuz 2016), SEUL, Güney Kore, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/82645.