Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective / Edition 1

Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective / Edition 1

by Arthur C. Danto
     
 


"Arthur Danto is the most radical writer on art in America—radical because his prose is clear, because he is indifferent to fashion, because he loves art."—Richard SennettSee more details below

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"Arthur Danto is the most radical writer on art in America—radical because his prose is clear, because he is indifferent to fashion, because he loves art."—Richard Sennett

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520216747
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/03/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
275
Sales rank:
932,607
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
Animals as Art Historians: Reflections on the Innocent Eye15
The Art World Revisited: Comedies of Similarity33
Symbolic Expressions and the Self55
Metaphor and Cognition73
Art and Artifact in Africa89
Shapes of Artistic Pasts, East and West115
The Abstract Expressionist Coca-Cola Bottle131
High Art, Low Art, and the Spirit of History147
Censorship and Subsidy in the Arts163
Dangerous Art179
The Museum of Museums199
Learning to Live with Pluralism217
Narrative and Style233
Index251

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