Definition of aestheticism in English:


Syllabification: aes·thet·i·cism
Pronunciation: /esˈTHedəˌsizəm


The approach to art exemplified by (but not restricted to) the Aesthetic Movement.
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  • Balthus's paintings aim at a classical order and refined estheticism, yet within this timelessness lurk subliminal tensions.
  • When I argue that your connoisseurship or aestheticism are suspect, it does not mean our field is in disarray.
  • Work by these artists connects back to a world where the image had not yet been fed into the dialectical machinery of aestheticism.

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