ART THEORY A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION CYNTHIA FREELAND PDF

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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The last chapter also peaked my interests with its inclusion of new media, but it was too shallow to learn much; the parts about the internet, like Freeland basically stated herself, already feels horribly outdated, but I suppose she was right to mention it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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The child in Spanish cinema Sarah Wright. Is it possible to enjoy art from a religious perspective, even though you might disagree with that religion? In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy cynnthia valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples.

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Gender, genius, and Guerrilla Girls 6. Description Index About the author Reading Guide. Paradigms and purposes 3. At least, I didn’t.

Nov 17, Ed Hatfield rated it liked it. Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books.

If you are just starting to vey art theory and want a broad view of what’s what, I would recommend the book. 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.

Contents List of illustrations. Other books in the series. Its major fault is also one of its major virtues.

Why are art museums so popular today? You won’t get what you’re expecting when you read this book. This detracted from the feeling that this was purposeful and focused in places. History of Science and Technology.

Money, markets, museums 5. Access to the complete content on Very Short Introductions online requires a subscription or purchase. It also covered many different types of art in its examples, which was refreshing.

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction by Cynthia A. Freeland

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us. I know these are introductions but I think the tone of this one is lower than some of the other VSI’s. Public Sculpture of Edinburgh: Feb 02, Andy rated it really liked it. Either more depth needed on the issues raised, or perhaps a smaller remit in introductlon first place.

Aesthetics History of Aesthetics in Aesthetics categorize this paper. In today’s art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. List of Illustrations 1. If you can view a work of art in great detail on a website—such as some of the works of the Prado that are visible using Theeory Earth—then would you still want to go to see it in a museum, where the crowds might keep you from getting very close?

Freeland is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Houston. More than Meets the Eye: