Art Appreciation Definition

The term art appreciation is referred to the knowledge of the general and everlasting qualities that classify all great art. It is seen used to refer to the exploration of visual art forms or the introduction of basic principles of visual literacy.  It refers to analyzing the form of an artwork to general audiences to enhance their enjoyment of such works of art. It may be analyzed without reference to subject matter, symbolism or historical context. Art appreciation can be subjective depending on personal preference to aesthetics and form, or it can be based on several elements and principle of design and also depends on social and cultural acceptance. Most of the modern art critics and art historians draw back from this term, underrating art appreciation as demanding too little serious thought.
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