The Transhistorical Image: Philosophizing Art and its History

The Transhistorical Image: Philosophizing Art and its History

by Paul Crowther
     
 

Paul Crowther seeks to establish a set of a priori conditions of pictorial art and, more generally, of visual art. He explores systematic alternatives and discusses ways of bringing recent modes of visual art (such as photomontage and digital image transformation) within their scope. Crowther's treatment of these important aesthetic questions is of interest to…  See more details below

Overview

Paul Crowther seeks to establish a set of a priori conditions of pictorial art and, more generally, of visual art. He explores systematic alternatives and discusses ways of bringing recent modes of visual art (such as photomontage and digital image transformation) within their scope. Crowther's treatment of these important aesthetic questions is of interest to philosophers of art and art historians.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"[A]n impressive case." Philosophy in Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107410459
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/04/2012
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Crowther is Professor for Art and Philosophy at the International University Bremen. His books include The Language of Twentieth-Century Art: A Conceptual History (1997) and Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness (1993).

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >