The development of art cannot be separated from the context of the supporting community. The research developed by the Aesthetics and Art Research Group includes the study of art theory to interpret and explain phenomena occurring in the world of art. Aesthetics and Art Research Group examines how art activities are intertwined with supporting aspects such as society, economy, politics, and others. Thus, Aesthetics and Art Research Group does not only focus on the study of artists and works of art, but also includes other aspects such as art critics, art historians, curators, art educators, art managers, and art therapists.
The research developed by Aesthetics and Art Research Group include but are not limited to:
Artwork as an Object of Knowledge
In this field, the studies conducted include Art Criticism, Aesthetic Morphology, Semiotics, Hermeneutics, Art Technology and Art Methodology (Creation).
People and Art
In this field, studies include Art History, Art Anthropology, Art Sociology, Art Psychology and Art Management.