Art and its objects: with six supplementary essays

By: Wollheim, Richard
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge Philosophy ClassicsPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1980Edition: 2nd edDescription: xv, 183 p.ISBN: 9781107534414Subject(s): Politics - Social sciences | Philosophy | AestheticsDDC classification: 700.1 Summary: Richard Wollheim's classic reflection on art considers central questions regarding expression, representation, style, the significance of the artist's intention and the essentially historical nature of art. Presented in a fresh series livery for the twenty-first century, with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Eldridge, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry, Art and its Objects continues to be a perceptive and engaging introduction to the questions and philosophical issues raised by works of art and the part they play in our culture and society. Wollheim's insights into theories of art, criticism, perception and the nature of aesthetic value make this one of the most influential works on aesthetics of the twentieth century. https://www.amazon.com/Art-Objects-Cambridge-Philosophy-Classics/dp/1107534410/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=
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Table of Contents:

1. The Institutional theory of art
2. Are the criteria of identity for works of art aesthetically relevant?
3. A note on the physical object hypothesis
4. Criticism of retrieval
5. Seeing-as, seeing-in and pictorial representation
6. Art and evaluation

Richard Wollheim's classic reflection on art considers central questions regarding expression, representation, style, the significance of the artist's intention and the essentially historical nature of art. Presented in a fresh series livery for the twenty-first century, with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Eldridge, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry, Art and its Objects continues to be a perceptive and engaging introduction to the questions and philosophical issues raised by works of art and the part they play in our culture and society. Wollheim's insights into theories of art, criticism, perception and the nature of aesthetic value make this one of the most influential works on aesthetics of the twentieth century.

https://www.amazon.com/Art-Objects-Cambridge-Philosophy-Classics/dp/1107534410/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=

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