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What is taste How do assumptions about good and bad taste affect our judgements about ways in which the visual arts are consumed Explain what it means to say that taste classifies the classifier There are two kinds of taste biologically through the tongue and also psychological preference In this essay I will explain how these are linked and how the latter develops with experience Good and bad tastes affect consumption of art because good art usually sells although it is not the same as popular art Here I will look at the masters and how they affected taste during the Renaissance From this we can see where modern conventions of good art have come from For the third part of the question I believe the taste classifies the classifier can be interpreted in two different ways It can mean that classifications and judgements are personal decisions or it can be seen as in knowing the individuals classification of something we are able to classify that individual In this final part I will argue the ambiguity of the question What is taste When we pass banana milkshake over our tongues special receptors inform our brain that something in our mouth is sweet and tasty What makes one thing taste nicer than the other is an unanswerable question However this is only one version of taste What I am interested in is why someone finds a Monet more pleasing to the eye than a poster of a super model or not Fashion could make us like something more than another like peer pressure I believe that taste is personality and I understand personality as Sigmund Freud theorized personality is created from everything that has ever happen to the individual Monets art is considered to be good art and popular because it has so many familiar images in the paintings When a painting is looked at light is reflected off the image and into
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