But Is It Art An Introduction to Art Theory

Written By Cynthia Freeland
But Is It Art   An Introduction to Art Theory
  • Publsiher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 22 February 2001
  • ISBN : 0191504254
  • Pages : 254 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 8 reviews
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Download or read book entitled But Is It Art An Introduction to Art Theory by author: Cynthia Freeland which was release on 22 February 2001 and published by OUP Oxford with total page 254 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 An Introduction to Art Theory

But Is It Art   An Introduction to Art Theory
  • Author : Cynthia Freeland
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2001-02-22
  • 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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  • Author : Nina Felshin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : This groundbreaking anthology documents the recent explosion of art that agitates for progressive social change. Leading art critics, historians, and journalists explore the provocative methods of activist artists who reject conventional art practices in favor of public sites and community participation....

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  • Author : Richard Phillips Feynman
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 173
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Displays one of America's leading physicist's fascinating development of personal artistic sensitivity to line, form, and the moods of his subject....

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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Total pages : 157
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Summary : A fascinating consideration of the work of life models and the models’ own perspectives on their craft....

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The Art of the Comic Book
  • Author : Robert C. Harvey
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Traces the history of comic books, discusses the economics of the field and the changing relationship between the words and the pictures, and profiles leading artists...

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  • Author : Steven L. Hamelman
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Trash has been blowing across the rock'n'roll landscape since the first amplified guitar riff tore through American mass culture. Throwaway tunes, wasted fans, crappy reviews, junk bins of remaindered albums: much of rock's quintessence is handily conveyed in terms of disposability and impermanence. Steven L. Hamelman sums up these rubbishy ...

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  • Publisher : Open Court
  • Release Date : 2016-05-26
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : What is art? The arts establishment has a simple answer: anything is art if a reputed artist or expert says it is. Though many people are skeptical about the alleged new art forms that have proliferated since the early twentieth century, today's critics claim that all such work, however incomprehensible, ...

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Arresting Images
  • Author : Steven C. Dubin
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 374
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Summary : Steven Dubin guides readers through the artistic, cultural, political and social issues exposed by certain disputes between contemporary artists and various US institutions who have sought to prosecute them or to suppress their work....

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  • Author : Melissa Collier-Baker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 42
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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  • Author : Steven Watts
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release Date : 2001-10
  • Total pages : 526
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Offers an up-close and personal look at the man and mogul behind Disney Studios and the Disney empire through an examination of his work practices, private views, and relationships with family members....

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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-08-02
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Treasury of 44 poems recalls British character and attitudes at the height of the Empire. "Gunga Din," "Danny Deever," "If—," "The White Man’s Burden," many others, reprinted from standard texts. Notes....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-13
  • Total pages : 339
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Horror is often dismissed as mass art of lowbrow entertainment that produced only shirt-term thrills. Horror films can be bloody, gory and disturbing, so some people argue that they have bad moral effects, inciting viewers to imitate cinematic violence or desensitizing them to atrocities. In The Naked and the Undead: ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-20
  • Total pages : 163
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : This book uses an examination of the annual Turner Prize to defend the view that the evaluation of artworks is a reason-based activity, notwithstanding the lack of any agreed criteria for judging excellence in art. It undertakes an empirical investigation of actual critical practice as evident within published commentaries on ...

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  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2017-06-07
  • Total pages : 410
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : This collection brings together the text of the monograph Art and Morality by the philosopher Richard Beardsmore along with fourteen other essays (both published and previously unpublished) in which he explores further some of the themes of his seminal book. With the revival of interest among philosophers and others in ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-09-23
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0191504254
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Summary : Drawing on unique multi-arts, multi-city scholarly research, Understanding Audiences for the Contemporary Arts makes a timely and urgent contribution to debates about the place of arts and culture in contemporary society. The authors critically interrogate the challenges of access, diversity, privilege and responsibility in contemporary art. Asking who benefits from, ...