A Pragmatist’s Notion of Work of Art: A foundation for the AWE-Group (Artist, Work-of-Art, Experience)

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Abstract. A work of art may be understood as a physical object perceived from a specific, i.e., aesthetic viewpoint. Pragmatist philosophers have, however, usually taken another approach, a contextual, anti-individualistic approach where work of art is rather an experience produced by an object of art (physical object). Experience is not only a personal, subjective state […]