"The relationship between the interesting and the beautiful is much closer. With its cool affect and relatively weak cathexis with its objects, the interesting arguably resembles the “disinterested pleasure” of beauty more than it differs from it! More significantly, the interesting’s lack of descriptive specificity mirrors the conceptlessness of the reflective judgment of beauty as conceived by Kant. I’ve always found this fact particularly striking. The difference is that the blankness or indeterminacy of the judgment of interesting seems to explicitly invite us to fill in the blank with the concept later. The interesting is an explicitly epistemological aesthetic, in a way that the beautiful is not. Finally, the discursivity of the interesting makes plain the dialogism and matrix of social conflict underlying all judgments of taste.”
this slaps you in the face with reality
omfg actually laughing
uhhh I can name them all I may be rusty on my trees though and idk what the alligator is
Maple, Ash, Evergreen, Oak, Birch, and maybe cherry or dogwood not sure
…. BOY SCOUT RIGHT HERE FTW XD
I don’t know the alligator either and the apple is either the mac brand or produce and I had no idea what the last two leaves are. So almost pretty even.
Reena Spaulings - Holzweg III (2013) - Acrylic on canvas