Definition of Aesthetic Movement in English:

Aesthetic Movement

proper noun

  • A literary and artistic movement that flourished in England in the 1880s, devoted to “art for art's sake” and rejecting the notion that art should have a social or moral purpose. Its chief exponents included Oscar Wilde, Max Beerbohm, and Aubrey Beardsley.


Aesthetic Movement

/esˈTHedik/ /ɛsˈθɛdɪk/ /əsˈTHedik ˈmo͞ovmənt/ /əsˈθɛdɪk ˈmuvmənt/