pertaining to something that can be known as part of reality; existing independent of thought or of an observer.
the product of deliberately arranging symbolic elements in a way that influences and affects one or more of the senses, emotions, and intellect.
"One of the cardinal pleasures of life is offered to man by works of art. Art at its highest potential, as the projection of things as they might and ought to be, can provide man with an invaluable emotional fuel. But, again, the kind of art works one responds to, depends on one's deepest values and premises." - Ayn Rand