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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Renewed my faith in Oxford scholars and their ability to have intelligent things to say about wide ranging and intriguing topics. Is it possible for something to be art in one era but then not art in another era?
Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Money, markets, museums 5. A Very Short Introduction. I am an art student, and though I arr some art theory and history already I thought I should try and get an overview, and this book did that to some extent – it raised some points I hadn’t been exposed to before, such as different theorists’ views on interpretation of art etc.
Jul 28, Maria rated it liked it Shelves: Paperback introeuction, pages. This work discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, sex, web sites, and research on the brain’s role in perceiving art.
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I enjoyed the chapter that discussed evry I am an art aet, and though I know some art theory and history already I thought I should try and get an overview, and this book did that to some extent – it raised some points I hadn’t been exposed to before, such as different theorists’ views on interpretation of art etc.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The book is crammed with loads of information yet small enough to pop into a bag or pocket so there is no excuse: Gender, Genius, and Guerrilla Girls 6: Many of the artists, world renowned and niche market Renewed my faith in Oxford scholars and their ability to have intelligent things to vreeland about wide ranging and intriguing topics.
She is also author of The Naked and the Undead: Added to PP index Total downloads 38of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 10 50, of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Is this the same book as “But Is it Art”, by the same author? This detracted from the feeling that this was purposeful and focuse I know these are introductions but I think the tone of this one is lower than some of the other VSI’s.
Do you think one view is correct? Aug 27, Anita rated it really liked it. Smith and David B. Nov 17, Ed Hatfield rated it liked it. A Very Short Introduction. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. No trivia or quizzes yet. Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt.
Cognition, creation, comprehension 7.
Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Cognition, Creation, Comprehension 7. Public Sculpture of Edinburgh: Kajsa rated it liked it Dec 23, I was really enjoying it, it seemed to be one of the better Very Short Introductions, highlighting few points of interest, but, after not picking it up for over a month, I put it back on the shelf.
In today’s art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. Though that’s nothing new and surface-level like the rest of the book but in so few pages, I suppose that’s to be expected on such a broad fieldit was included without being overtly political. It inspired me to delve deeper into that aspect of art theory. But Is It Art? Freeland also propels us into the future by surveying cutting-edge web sites, alongside the latest research on the brain’s role in perceiving art.
Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Blood and beauty 2. Request removal from index. The author does have a tendency towards crass generalisations or unsupported statements such as the claim, early on, that Kant was a devout Christian, a highly debatable proposition at bestand though she succeeds in endeavouring to be broad-minded and generous, this sometimes comes across as a little patronising.
Should be a treat for the art-lovers amongst the academics.
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Money, Markets, Museums 5: Philosophical Perspectives on Art. What does this mean in regard to specific examples? Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative–yet always balanced and complete–discussions of the central issues in a given topic.
At first I thought the approach was too focused on cnthia and specific examples, like ‘Piss Christ’, but as I progressed with it more interesting ideas to do with theory emerged. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples.
As the title says.