- aesthetic - Glossary Term
Specific artistic awareness, or a deep appreciation of the meaning of an artistic experience through intellectual, emotional and sensual response to a work of art.
In Dance, standards of appropriateness and competency relevant to the genre/style/time/place.
In Drama, involves subjective responses to non-verbal, affective and verbal devices which can be representative of genre/style/time/place.
In Media Arts, involves engagement with and increasing understanding of how images, sounds and texts can be used to provoke responses.
In Music, involves the subjective responses by which music is perceived and judged, which can be relevant to genre/style/time/place.
In Visual Arts, the philosophical theory or set of principles governing the idea of beauty at a given time and place.