The man of antiquity began to use it from a behavior carried out in his daily life. The word is the result, it is the symbolic representation.
The etymology (study of the origin of the word) of the word art derives from the Aryan root ar – which in Sanskrit means in the sense of translation, adapt, make, produce. This root is found in Latin, ars, artis, artem. Therefore, originally the word art meant something like an ability to produce in some activity.
In the semantic changes or translations suffered, art was associated with beauty, aesthetics, especially in the reproductions of facts, characters, landscapes.
It arose from the sensibility of the human being when expressing itself in scenes, religious, mythological, of battles, environmental, mainly to feed the ego of personages famous in history.
The sense of beauty is very individual. Beauty has no unique pattern and a universal value. It can vary from country to country, from person to person, culture, age, sex, mood, among other factors. What may be beautiful to you, is not for me.