aesthetic detachment

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  • aesthetic distance — a degree of detachment from or nonidentification with the characters or circumstances of a work of art, permitting the formation of judgments based on aesthetic rather than extra aesthetic criteria. [1935 40] * * * ▪ literature       the frame of …   Universalium

  • aesthetic distance — noun : the frame of reference that an artist creates by the use of technical devices in and around the work of art to differentiate it psychologically from reality * * * a degree of detachment from or nonidentification with the characters or… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Iki (aesthetic ideal) — Iki (いき, often written ) is a traditional aesthetic ideal in Japan. The basis of iki is thought to have been formed among commoners (chonin) in Edo, pre modern Tokyo. Among those who are not familiar with Japanese culture, some tend to… …   Wikipedia

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  • painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …   Universalium

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

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