On Ugliness (Paperback)
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Paperback 456 Pages / Published: 04/09/2011
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In a companion volume to his "History of Beauty," the renowned philosopher and cultural critic analyzes our attraction to the gruesome, horrific, and repellant in visual culture and the arts, drawing on abundant examples of painting and sculpture, ranging from antiquity to the works of Bosch, Goya, and others.

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847837236
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 839 g
Dimensions: 208 x 150 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Most art books warrant a look and, perhaps, a place on your coffee table; this perversely compelling work is meant to be read." Details

..".visually dazzling and intellectually provocative...Eco's choices are superb..." Publisher's Weekly

"On Ugliness provides a wealth of information for more casual readers as well as for those hoping to delve further into this subject." Choice Magazine

From the Hardcover edition.

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