Defining a new aestheticism and revisiting the best of the old.
1. Devotion to and pursuit of the beautiful; sensitivity to artistic beauty and refined taste.
2. The doctrine that beauty is the basic principle from which all other principles, especially moral ones, are derived.
3. The idea that the pursuit of beauty is the primary goal of art and that art need not reflect any moral, social or religious concerns. Also known as "art for art's sake".
We like people, flowers, stars, and cities. We like chocolate, muted colours, silk, and oranges. We like girls in well-cut suits and boys who wear their hair long. We like sunshine and shadows and birdcages and feathers.