Word: Art (n) -
1. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.
2. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection.
Art indoubtedly is the most important word throughout the essay. Adorno argues about what art is and how it should be viewed. "It is self-evident that nothing concerning art is self-evident anymore, not its inner life, not is relation to the world, not even its right to exist" (1).
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