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On Subjects And Objects And Works Of Art: General Considerations And Basic Points Of Relevance To Essentialist Abstraction

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This chapter states things that are required to make and apprehend works of art in an art-historical sense of the concept 'artwork'. The statement of these things includes consideration of several points that are fundamental to subjects and objects, and so are relevant to those requirements, since it is subjects who make and apprehend works of art, and it is objects with which artworks are meant to be identified. Both the understanding of the identity of an artwork and any appreciation of any property of interest of a work depend on a conscious agent. Essentialism seeks to utilize as it addresses things on which such understanding and appreciation depend in the determination of its objects. Investigating the limits of Abstraction includes exploring ways of utilizing the participation of a subject in the determination of an object that a work of art is meant to be.

Keywords: abstract objects; artworks; Essentialist Abstraction

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