Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction discusses beauty, blood, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts.
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Description Index About the author Reading Guide. Freeland's energetic and engaging voice breezily guides the reader, while employing an astonishing array of examples to illuminate and activate her explications.
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To book tickets for this date you need to be a National Gallery Member. Illustrations of particular buildings help to anchor the general points with specific examples, from ancient Egypt to the present day. Also in This Series. But I had expected more than that This is a nice primer. Very well written, clear and highly informative. I enjoyed the chapter that discussed 'the canon' and problems with canons, as well as textile arts and how they relate to gender and repression, and the author's comments on female artists and how their work is often downplayed by being labelled 'female'
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