Art and its Objects / Edition 2

Art and its Objects / Edition 2

by Richard Wollheim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521297060

ISBN-13: 9780521297066

Pub. Date: 09/28/1980

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

What defines a work of art and determines the way in which we respond to it? This classic reflection was written with the belief that the nature of art has to be understood simultaneously from the artist's as well as the spectator's viewpoint.  See more details below

Overview

What defines a work of art and determines the way in which we respond to it? This classic reflection was written with the belief that the nature of art has to be understood simultaneously from the artist's as well as the spectator's viewpoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521297066
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1980
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
The argument
Art and its objects1
IThe Institutional theory of art157
IIAre the criteria of identity for works of art aesthetically relevant?167
IIIA note on the physical object hypothesis177
IVCriticism as retrieval185
VSeeing-as, seeing-in, and pictorial representation205
VIArt and evaluation227
Bibliography241

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