The show consistently aestheticises
the objects it displays: pottery and metalwork from hoards are shown in the same manner as high-end production.
the virtues of the Old West--integrity, loyalty, stoicism--through bare-boned interchanges of gloriously understated heroism.
Along with the music, the slow-motion of the sequence aestheticises
the violence and brutality of the fight.
To provide the tourist with this traditional package, entrepreneurs invest in the transfer of material culture from the village chiefdoms to the market place, a transfer that aestheticises
powerful ritual mechanisms in the name of Fijian 'culture' and 'tradition'.
Just as Macquarie aestheticises
convents, that institution which invoked powerful emotions in Madeira, she also reduces to adornments the numerous fortifications defending the harbour, perhaps the most potent symbol of a politically inscribed landscape.
Thus George Bush's rallying speech to the world after the terrorist attacks was made via an invisible teleprompter, revealing his essential lack of conviction or ability, while the avant-garde composer Stockhausen embodies the cultural decadence of the West when he aestheticises
the destruction of the WTC as the `greatest ever work of performance art'.
Li Ying aestheticises
his footage by every possible means.