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Anyone care to unpack this? Apparently, unchurched folks prefer Cathedrals to more modern church architecture. Perhaps because beauty is actually a priority in the architecture vs. simple utility.

Perhaps there is some overlap with this article?

Until Duchamp, criticism was aesthetically based. The critic talked about a painting’s subject, the way the artist handled color, drawing, composition and the like. With Readymades, the object’s appearance and beauty were no longer the issue — indeed, they were irrelevant. What mattered was the idea behind the work — the point the artist was trying to make. So art criticism moved from the realm of visual experience to that of philosophy.

HT: The Native Tourist