But Is It Art

Written By Cynthia Freeland
But Is It Art
  • Publsiher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 07 February 2002
  • ISBN : 0191504254
  • Pages : 254 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 8 reviews
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Read or download book entitled But Is It Art written by Cynthia Freeland which was release on 07 February 2002, this book published by OUP Oxford. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this book, Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts. Freeland also propels us into the future by surveying cutting-edge web sites, along with the latest research on the brain's role in perceiving art. This clear, provocative book engages with the big debates surrounding our responses to art and is an invaluable introduction to anyone interested in thinking about art.

But Is It Art

But Is It Art
  • Author : Cynthia Freeland
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2002-02-07
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this book, Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and ...

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