Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction / Edition 1

Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction / Edition 1

by Cynthia Freeland
     
 

About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects—from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative—yet always balanced and complete—discussions of the central

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About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects—from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative—yet always balanced and complete—discussions of the central issues in a given topic. Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how it has developed and influenced society. Whatever the area of study, whatever the topic that fascinates the reader, the series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192804631
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/15/2007
Series:
Very Short Introductions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
340,947
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 4.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
1. Blood and Beauty
2. Paradigms and Purposes
3. Cultural Crossings
4. Money, Markets, Museums
5. Gender, Genius, and Guerrilla Girls
6. Cognition, Creation, Comprehension
7. Digitizing and Disseminating
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Index

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