It investigates the "beauty" of art based on the somatic "magic" of the physical body and its relationship to nature, arguing that the sensual affect of expert artistic combinations of art materials in some paintings exploits a bridge between the intricacies of human sentience and the external world.
Art is thus more accurately located next to the sciences of language, mathematics, physiology and psychoanalysis. As the "pure mathematics" of the discipline, this materialist definition of fine-art develops guidelines for architecture, design, cultural-studies and ultimately social change.
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Table of Contents
1 Vermeer, Materialism and the Transcendental in Art 18
2 Color, Facture, Art and Design 41
3 Visual Syntax 65
4 Women, Culture, Class, Labor 83
5 Aesthetic World in the Future 104
6 JMW Turner as Producer 129