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Aesthetics and art criticism : the role of emotion in art /

by Hoffert, Bernard [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: vi, 122 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0582807875 :.Subject(s): Art appreciation | Aesthetics | Art -- Philosophy | Art criticism
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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
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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.

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