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Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook

Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook - 89 edition

Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook - 89 edition

ISBN13: 9780312003074

ISBN10: 0312003072

Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook by Margaret P. Battin - ISBN 9780312003074
Edition: 89
Copyright: 1989
Publisher: St. Martins Press, Inc.
Published: 1989
International: No
Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook by Margaret P. Battin - ISBN 9780312003074

ISBN13: 9780312003074

ISBN10: 0312003072

Edition: 89

Summary

The first casebook for use in courses in aesthetics, Puzzles in Art provides more than 180 real and hypothetical cases that illustrate important principles and theories in the philosophy of art. With 25 illustrations as well as concrete examples from legal cases, museum experiences, newspaper articles and various media including painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, and film, Puzzles about Art helps students understand specific problems in the visual arts.

Author Bio

Battin, Margaret P. : University of Utah

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Art and Artworks
  2. Beauty, Ugliness, and Aesthetic Experience
  3. Meaning and Interpretation
  4. Creativity and Fidelity : Performance, Replication, and Reading
  5. Art and Other Values
  6. Critical Judgment