The stance of authors in this chapter is about freedom of expression that should be given to art because in that way, it is expected that the visitors and audiences will be able to get the correct message of art pieces. In this way, it is expected that the audiences will be able to relate their experiences with that of the artists (Bourdieu & Darbel, 1997, p. 3). The authors have made use of allegory in this chapter to explain the ways in which audience interpret any general art piece. In addition, the authors put a base of understanding in this chapter by depicting visual art as a tool through which civilizations have transferred their rituals and customs. In other words, it can be said that the authors give consideration to art work than its written explanation. By the end of this chapter, readers will be able to see that the focus of authors is on gaining attention of authorities who can fulfill the expectations of modern population with arts (Bourdieu & Darbel, 1997, p. 5).
The second chapter of the book is spread over ten pages of the book discussing the research methodology through which the authors have been able to direct their message. The authors note that they have made use of a simple questionnaire. Careful consideration was given to the type of answers that were given in the questionnaire (Bourdieu & Darbel, 1997, p. 11). Responses that were not defining aesthetics were not undertaken for analysis purpose. The survey was conducted within the museums. The participants of the research were the public of museum. The same questionnaire was used over the years to estimate the expectation change. A number of limitations have also been addressed in this chapter such as participants who could not answer all questions. This was one limitation that made survey process a little complicated for assessment purpose (Bourdieu & Darbel, 1997, p. 12).
Finally the third chapter of the book entitled The Social Conditions of