David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Aesthetic Education 46 (1):122-123 (2012)
Explaining the complex history of art to an individual or group can be extremely difficult. Explaining how to approach works of art from the vast history of the subject can be nearly impossible. An entire industry of books aimed at surveying art from a Western or global view is employed each semester at colleges and universities. Straightforward and condensed survey books such as Gardner's Art Through the Ages or museum guidebooks such as The Art Institute of Chicago: The Essential Guide1 are directed at providing at least a workable knowledge of art in general or the art to be encountered in a museum's collection. However, it is rare to find a book that attempts to explain how to approach works of art in any ..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Dominic McIver Lopes (2007). Conceptual Art is Not What It Seems. In Peter Goldie & Elisabeth Schellekens (eds.), Philosophy and Conceptual Art. Oxford University Press
Kathleen Kadon Desmond (2011). Ideas About Art. Wiley-Blackwell.
Laurie Adams (2006). The Making and Meaning of Art. Pearson/Prentice Hall.
Olga Hubard (2011). Rethinking Critical Thinking and its Role in Art Museum Education. Journal of Aesthetic Education 45 (3):15-21.
Stephen David Ross (2009). World as Art. International Studies in Philosophy Monograph Series:107-142.
Christy Mag Uidhir (2010). Failed-Art and Failed Art-Theory. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 88 (3):381-400.
Richard Thomas Eldridge (2003). An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art. Cambridge University Press.
André Malraux (1949). The Psychology of Art. London, A. Zwemmer.
Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1941). Why Exhibit Works of Art? Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 1 (2/3):27-41.
Added to index2012-03-01
Total downloads6 ( #377,465 of 1,780,180 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #291,056 of 1,780,180 )
How can I increase my downloads?