The Relationship Between Visual Aesthetic Features and Sociology in China Today

Bochen ZHANG


In order to study the relationship between the characteristics of visual aesthetics in China today and sociology, the importance of cultural symbols is discussed. The appearance of aesthetics is not entirely theoretical isolation. It is the result of “confrontation” with political ideology in the field of artistic self-discipline and aesthetic independence. Therefore, aesthetics are not only a framework system that is limited to aesthetic and experiential subjects, but also lies in the history of the exploration of modern Chinese aesthetics. From an external point of view, sociological vision and political ideological confrontation constitute the formation mechanism of visual aesthetics. From an inner point of view, the pedigree of aesthetics from the classical Chinese to the western modern constitutes the two major fulcrums of discipline construction. From sociological appeals to knowledge resources, visual aesthetics build a brand new Chinese aesthetics. In addition, it gained the legitimacy of its own existence and the value of history-oriented motivation.


Visual; Aesthetic characteristics; Sociology; Binary coding

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