I am not Oscar Wilde, art's first aesthete, nor do I believe in the notion of 'art for art's sake', as aesthetes commonly do.
"society is often dismissive of people who are concerned with appearances, but those lacking in an appreciation of beauty are missing out on the point of being alive in the first place. It's important to appreciate life's ornamentation instead of just obsessing over its drudgeries."
-Lesley M.M. Blume