Fra oggetto estetico e oggetto etnografico

Screen ShotLeonardo Terzo, Applied Art, 2013

Any human product (ethnographic object) has an intrinsic aesthetic form and value, though it underlies and supports its primary everyday practical function. What today is “design” has always existed as handicraft. Conversely, even art works perform their aesthetic function as ethnographic objects, to supply their pure aesthetic effect to everybody’s everyday life. Pure art has the practical function to draw attention to the necessary formal appearance which contributes to the understanding of the world. Continua a leggere