Oscar Wilde Essay | Oscar Wilde's Views on Art

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Oscar Wilde's Views on Art

Summary: Attempting to define the term art, this essay's author explores writer Oscar Wilde’s take on the subject. The works of painters Andres Serrano and Chris Ofili and writer Jack Kerouac are explored. The argument is made that art defines itself.
I'm at wit's end here; I've looked in countless periodicals, dictionaries, and reference books. I've been all over the internet, found some very interesting things that we needn't go into here, and don't even get me started on the thesaurus. All this research and I still can't find a good definition of the word art. This is an Extended Definition Essay! A definition is kind of an important thing to have, don't you think? Okay lets just calm down and look at this again. The most common definition I could find told me that art is a one syllable noun that means: expressions within a medium. Okay that make sense but that can't be all of it. The statement is to textbook for a term that represents as much as "art" does. So I decided to look into the origin of the word and I...

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