The Aesthetic Experience: An Anthropologist Looks at the Visual Arts

The Aesthetic Experience: An Anthropologist Looks at the Visual Arts

by Jacques Maquet, Jaques P. Maquet
     
 
Is art, like beauty, in the eye of the beholder? Is art itself universal and recognizable across cultural boundaries? In this provocative, copiously illustrated book, a noted anthropologist deals with such questions by focusing on the way we observe various examples of sculpture, architecture, painting, and crafted articles from many cultural traditions.

Overview

Is art, like beauty, in the eye of the beholder? Is art itself universal and recognizable across cultural boundaries? In this provocative, copiously illustrated book, a noted anthropologist deals with such questions by focusing on the way we observe various examples of sculpture, architecture, painting, and crafted articles from many cultural traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300033427
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1986
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
8.92(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.98(d)

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