Hoffert, Bernard,

Aesthetics and art criticism : the role of emotion in art / Bernard Hoffert. - vi, 122 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.

Includes index.

The Nature of Art -- Art and Experience -- Emotion and Perception -- Emotion and Identification of Meaning -- Feeling and Objectivity -- Perception and Us -- Appreciating Art -- Feelings and the Creation of Art -- Criticism and Perception -- Criticism and Emotional Insight -- Criticism, Aesthetics and Emotion.

Aesthetics deals with perception - how we take information from art, emotional communication, the type of experience appreciating art involves and what constitutes good art. Criticism is the application of this; using language to express judgements of aesthetic merit on artworks. -- Back Cover

Senior secondary school students.

0582807875 : $12.95


Art appreciation.
Aesthetics.
Art--Philosophy.
Art criticism.

N70.H64 1997

701.17