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It might be thought that conjurers are illusionists if anybody is, but even they do not really put us under an illusion. " It is difficult to know why they are discontented. It goes without saying that they do not want 9 Art and Illusion, London, 1g6o. Ch. III, Sect. i-iv; Ch. VIII. Aesthetic Experiences and Attitudes 65 the woman to be really sawed in half. Nevertheless they find the performance somehow dissatisfying. What they want, and what they have not been given, is illusion. There has been too much preparation, too much apparatus, opening and closing of boxes, thrusting rods through holes, and so on.
4· (a) Things made for some useful end or some end other than contemplation, but which nevertheless arouse delighted contemplation. , sports, military tattoos, ritualistic ceremonies. Several problems arise here in connection with one or other of our categories. Our first heading is relatively straightforward, the only problem arising in connection with prints and copies of paintings and copies and casts of statues. A copyist may be regarded as taking the picture or statue as a model for the making of another object, and he What Is a Work of Art?
Thereby the 'contemplation' of the object becomes alone possible. ' Distance does not imply an impersonal, purely intellectually interested relation. . On the contrary, it describes a personal relation, often highly emotionally coloured, but of a peculiar character. Its peculiarity lies in that the personal character of the relation has been, so to speak, filtered. . The events and characters of the drama . . " 7 7 " 'Psychical Distance' as a Factor in Art and an Aesthetic Principle,'' in Aesthetics, ed.