Art Theories

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Hedonistic Theory holds that the most valuable aspect of art is the sense of ______ that is provided by the mediums of aesthetic expression

Moralistic or Platonic Theory states that art is a representation of the ______ and is valuable inasmuch as it allows us to experience pleasurable feelings or to contemplate lofty objects

Intellectualistic Theory states that the object of art is ______; Beauty is truth; truth, beauty.

The pleasure derived from beauty is the same pleasure derived from the apprehension of ______; there is no distinction between science and art in terms of purpose or value

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Explore different theories that discuss the value and purpose of art, from hedonistic and moralistic perspectives to intellectualistic theories focusing on truth. Test your knowledge and understanding of these art theories.

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