aesthetic emotion

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aesthetic emotion

  1. An emotional response to works of art produced when thought and emotion come together to create meaning, also known as working emotion.
    Knowing what he wants his audience to both think and feel when viewing his painting, the artist creates an image that will produce aesthetic emotion.


The Advertising Research Handbook, Charles E. Young, Ideas in Flight, Seattle, WA April 2005