The Art of Seeing: An Interpretation of the Aesthetic Encounter

The Art of Seeing: An Interpretation of the Aesthetic Encounter

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
     
 


What is the nature of the aesthetic experience? Is it the same for everyone? It is possible to facilitate its occurrence? This book focuses on the psychology of the aesthetic experience and on the perception and understanding of art, suggesting ways to raise levels of visual literacy and enhance artistic enjoyment. The findings will be of importance not only to… See more details below

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What is the nature of the aesthetic experience? Is it the same for everyone? It is possible to facilitate its occurrence? This book focuses on the psychology of the aesthetic experience and on the perception and understanding of art, suggesting ways to raise levels of visual literacy and enhance artistic enjoyment. The findings will be of importance not only to museum professionals and art educators, but also to psychologists and those interested in the nature of the aesthetic experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892361564
Publisher:
Getty Publications
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Series:
Getty Trust Publications: Getty Education Institute for the Arts Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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