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The Truth about Art 3 - Aesthetics

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Duration: 0:57:38 | Added: 11 Apr 2014
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Another ancient belief held that an art should be governed by rules.

Another ancient belief held that an art should be governed by rules. This assumption was discredited in 1674, when Longinus' treatise On the Sublime was translated into French. Technology might be written up in a manual, Longinus explained, but not the sublime. The need to understand a fine art without rules led to the formulations of aesthetics a century later.

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