4. Beauty

Does Art Have to be Beautiful?

  1. Kathleen K. Desmond

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396010.ch4

Ideas about Art

Ideas about Art

How to Cite

Desmond, K. K. (2011) Beauty, in Ideas about Art, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396010.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178839

Online ISBN: 9781444396010

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Keywords:

  • Beauty is a Mystery of Life;
  • Horrific Beauty;
  • Viewpoints on Beauty;
  • Beauty and Ugliness;
  • Aesthetic Value and the Sublime;
  • Qualities of Beauty in Works of Art;
  • Recreating Beauty;
  • Artistic Point of View;
  • A Bigger Grand Canyon and the Sublime

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Beauty is a Mystery of Life

  • Horrific Beauty

  • Viewpoints on Beauty

  • Beauty and Ugliness

  • Beauty and Art

  • Aesthetic Value and the Sublime

  • Qualities of Beauty in Works of Art

  • Recreating Beauty

  • Artistic Point of View

  • A Bigger Grand Canyon and the Sublime