In today’s art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy. Buy By Cynthia Freeland Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction by Cynthia Freeland (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices. About the Series: Oxford’s Very Short Introductions offers concise and of subjects–from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History.
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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Kajsa rated it liked it Dec 23, Paradigms and purposes 3. At least, I didn’t. David Maclagan – – Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Academic Skip to main content. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts. Evil and the Appeal of Horror and co-editor of Philosophy and Film The Photograph Graham Clarke. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
It surveys the latest research on the brain’s role in perceiving art and engages with the big debates surrounding our responses to art, examining why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts. Sep 08, Ellen rated it liked it. How is the cognitive theory of art different from the expression theory?
A Very Short Introduction discusses beauty, blood, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts. And the structure of the book is thematic rather than chronological. Agt Is It Art? Either more depth needed on the issues raised, or perhaps a smaller remit in the first place.
Painting, Feeling, and Making Sense. In any case, this is a good introduction to the philosophy of aesthetics. Published by Oxford University Press first published Freeland’s energetic and engaging voice breezily guides the reader, while employing an astonishing array of examples to illuminate and activate her explications.
This detracted from the feeling that this was purposeful and focused in places. Public Health and Epidemiology. Many of the artists, world renowned and niche market Renewed my faith in Oxford scholars and their ability to have intelligent things to say about wide ranging and intriguing topics.
Chapter 6Cognition creation comprehension. Criminology and Criminal Justice. I enjoyed the chapter that discussed ‘the canon’ and problems with canons, as well as textile arts and how they relate to gender and repression, and the author’s comments on female artists and how their work is often downplayed by being labelled ‘female’ What sort of garden would or would not be a work of art? May 20, Paul Heikkila rated it really liked it.
Money, markets, museums 5. Science Logic and Mathematics. History of Science and Technology. Very Short Introductions online. Add to cart To purchase this item, please add the product to your basket and click the Shopping basket link above to view your basket and continue.
Sep 16, Daniel Wright rated it really liked it Shelves: Evil and the Appeal of Horror and co-editor of Philosophy and Film She has published on topics in the philosophy of art and film, ancient Greek philosophy, and feminist theory. Freeland is also more open about her view upon art-history’s lack of women.
Jun 06, Marita Mazanishvili rated it liked it. Renewed my faith in Oxford scholars and their ability to have intelligent things to say about wide ranging and intriguing topics. Aug 27, Anita rated it really liked it.
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Are such artworks inevitably driven more by commercial aims than by any creative desires of the artists? You won’t get what you’re expecting when you read this book. Cognition, creation, comprehension 7.
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