Aesthetic- [es-thet-ik} n. the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgments concerning works of art, and the principles underlying or justifying such judgments.
Lianne La Havas | No Room For Doubt | A Take Away Show
Queerness is a longing that propels us onward, beyond romances of the negative and toiling in the present. Queerness is that thing that lets us feel that this world is not enough, that indeed something is missing. Often we can glimpse the worlds proposed and promised by queerness in the realm of the aesthetic… Queerness is essentially about the rejection of a here and now and an insistence on potentiality or concrete possibility for another world.
Jose Esteban Muñoz (R.I.P.)
Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll at a dinner following the Oscars in Santa Monica, CA on April 5, 1965. Photo: AP Photo/DFS.