Definitions of Art, by Stephen Davies [Book Review]


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Peg Brand Weiser
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
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Davies presents the reader with a sterling review of the literature on the definition of "art" and a stimulating discussion of the role of conventions in the making and appreciating of contemporary art. Definitions of Art is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of aesthetics and as it informs the current dialectic on art.
Keywords art  conventions  history of aesthetics
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