Ideas About Art (Paperback)Kathleen K. Desmond (author)
Paperback 278 Pages / Published: 18/04/2011
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Ideas About Art is an intelligent, accessible introductory text for students interested in learning how to think about aesthetics. It uses stories drawn from the experiences of individuals involved in the arts as a means of exposing readers to the philosophies, theories, and arguments that shape and drive visual art. An accessible, story-driven introduction to aesthetic theory and philosophyPrompts readers to develop independent ideas about aesthetics; this is a guide on how to think, not what to thinkIncludes discussions of non-western, contemporary, and discipline-specific theoriesExamines a range of art-based dilemmas across a wide variety of disciplines - from art and design and law to visual and museum studies
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 452 g
Dimensions: 228 x 160 x 13 mm
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