Definition of aestheticize in English:

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Pronunciation: /iːsˈθɛtɪsaɪz/
(US also estheticize)


[with object]
Represent as beautiful or artistically pleasing: the director relentlessly aestheticizes the world of his fathers
More example sentences
  • I think of Mapplethorpe as being the first artist to aestheticize the gay male community.
  • Has art the right to aestheticize the trauma, suffering, and death of war?
  • Wagner carefully and self-consciously based his design on those principles, while aestheticizing them, by invoking the ideal community.

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