The place of aesthetics in daily life: History of the concept of everyday aesthetics

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Purpose: To formulate the history of the everyday aesthetics concept belonging to the sub-discipline with the same name in order to identify the approaches that attempt to define everyday aesthetics as a concept belonging to a field of knowledge. Methods and materials: it's a qualitative with hermeneutic approach research in which the history of concepts corresponds to one of its phases. The data collected was obtaianed from the review of te main academic data bases and was submitted to Praccis, a methodological processes that weaves prejudices, reflection, analysis, understanding, comparison, interpretation and synthesis. Results: the concept of everyday aesthetics is initially used in studies that analyze the role of the body, the commitment, immersion, improvisation, and the narrative of the aesthetic experience away from the institutionalized art environements. This leads to two positions that are intended to define the everyday aesthetics concept: one in relation to artistic theories and the other one conceived independently from the first on. Conclusion: the everyday aesthetic concept requires of new studies to clarify the limits of everyday aesthetics as yet no consensus among the theories dealing with it has been reached.
Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Páginas (desde-hasta)227-248
Número de páginas22
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2014


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