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But Is It Art?: An Introduction to Art Theory

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From Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to provocative dung-splattered madonnas, in today's art world many strange, even shocking, things are put on display. This often leads exasperated viewers to exclaim--is this really art? In this invaluable primer on aesthetics, Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are so highly valued in art, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many engrossing examples. Writing clearly and perceptively, she explores the cultural meanings of art in different contexts, and highlights ...

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But is It Art?: An Introduction to Art Theory
2002, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192853677

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But Is It Art?: An Introduction to Art Theory
2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192100559

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