The provocative and sensuous Aesthetic art movement started in the mid-19th Century, with the desire to create for art sake, and to exalte taste, the pursuit of beauty and focusing on self expression.
The freedom of creative expression and sensuality promoted by Aestheticism exhilarated its adherents. By focusing on self expression, the Aesthetic movement helped set the stage for global, 20th Century modern art.
The art history.
Reflection No6 – Red on Blue – 2015