SOCIAL, CULTURAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND RELIGIOUS FACTORS MUST BE RECOGNIZED IN THE PERCEPTION OF ART, OTHER THAN THE READILY VISIBLE QUALITIES OF THE WORK OF ART.

THERE IS A CONTINUM OF AESTHETIC PERCEPTION, THE BEST OF WHICH IS GIVEN SPECIAL REVERENCE AND IDENTITY AS "ART".

A SYSTEMS APPROACH  IS CONCEIVABLE IN EXPLAINING THE PROCESS OF ART.  SURELY "ART" INCLUDES BIOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL LEARNING THAT CAN BE CONCEPTUALIZED INTO A "SYSTEM" OF AESTHETICS.