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21. Aesthetics / E. Art Theories / 4. Art as Form

[form is the essence of works of art]

3 ideas
Beauty involves the Forms of order, symmetry and limit, which can be handled mathematically [Aristotle]
Beauty is an order between parts, and in relation to the whole [Baumgarten]
Only artists can discern significant form; other people must look to art to find it [Gardner on Bell,C]