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Art theory [electronic resource] : a very short introduction /

by Freeland, Cynthia A.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (158 p.) : ill., ports.ISBN: 9780191776014 (ebook) :.Subject(s): Art -- PhilosophyOnline resources: Very short introductions Summary: Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money museums, sex and politics, clarifying accounts of the nature function and interpretation of the arts. List(s) this item appears in: Art History & Theory 1.2
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Originally published as: But is it art? 2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money museums, sex and politics, clarifying accounts of the nature function and interpretation of the arts.

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Art theory : by Freeland, Cynthia A. ©2003

Oxford University Press, (Oxford :) 158 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.