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All this is to its introductiom doesn’t read like a rehashing of Artforum articles. Dec 21, Otto Hahaa rated it liked it. Human Rights and Immigration.
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Jul 06, amelia rated it it was ok. Cynthia Freeland University of Infroduction. You won’t get what you’re expecting when you read this book. Paradigms and Purposes 3: I am not sure what happened here – another victim of my current problems with non-fiction.
This clear, provocative book engages with the suort debates surrounding our responses to art and is an invaluable introduction to anyone interested in thinking about art.
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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
A Very Short Introduction. As the title says. This was a highly cythia read, and one which absorbs easily. However, depth was sacrificed for breadth and engagement, but Freeland still does an admirable job for a Very Short Introduction. But Is It Art?
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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction – Cynthia Freeland – Oxford University Press
Very well written, clear and highly informative. Chapter 5Gender genius and Guerrilla Girls. Do you think one view is correct? Sep 08, Ellen rated it liked it. 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. Medical and Healthcare Law. Find it on Scholar. It made me curious to know more about the subject. A Very Short Introduction.
I am an art student, 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. Very Short Introductions online. History of Aesthetics in Aesthetics. I enjoyed the chapter that discussed ‘the I am an art student, 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.
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