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Art by Clive Bell

In this little art book I have tried to develop a complete theory of visual art. I have put forward an hypothesis by reference to which the respectability, though not the validity, of all aesthetic judgments can be tested, in the light of which the history of art from palaeolithic days to the present becomes intelligible, by adopting which we give intellectual backing to an almost universal and immemorial conviction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438508948
Publisher: Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/02/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Clive Bell (1881–1964) was a British art critic and philosopher, and one of the most prominent art theorists of the time. Bell was a leading member of the Bloomsbury Group and the husband of painter Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf’s sister.

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