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Higgins, Kathleen M. - Artistic Visions and the Promise of Beauty, ebook

Artistic Visions and the Promise of Beauty

Higgins, Kathleen M.


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Kathleen M. Higgins, Shakti Maira, Sonia Sikka
Part I. What Happened to Beauty?
2. The Hollowing of Art and the Call of Beauty
Shakti Maira
3. Iconoclasm and the Demise of Aesthetics
Anjolie Menon
4. Beauty: A Promise of Enduring Art
Ruth Lorand
5. Beauty,

Tosaki, Eiichi - Mondrian's Philosophy of Visual Rhythm, ebook

Mondrian's Philosophy of Visual Rhythm

Tosaki, Eiichi


Table of contents
1. Mondrian’s Theoretical Beginnings and Spiritual Background of Neoplastic Rhythm
Eiichi Tosaki
2. Rhythm in Mondrian’s Early Theory of Painting
Eiichi Tosaki
3. Dynamic Rhythm and Static Rhythm: Polemics of Mondrian’s…

Harden, Alastair - Animals in the Classical World, ebook

Animals in the Classical World

Harden, Alastair


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Alastair Harden
1. Defining ‘Animal’: Ancient Writers on Animal Nature
2. Animal Origins, Minds and Capacities
Alastair Harden
3. Animal Justice and Morals
Alastair Harden
4. The Ancient…

Comfort, Kelly - Art and Life in Aestheticism, ebook

Art and Life in Aestheticism

Comfort, Kelly


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Reflections on the Relationship between Art and Life in Aestheticism
Kelly Comfort
Part I. Reevaluating the Seminal Works of Nineteenth-Century Aestheticism
2. The Critic as Cosmopolite: Baudelaire’s…

Gracyk, Theodore - The Philosophy of Art: An Introduction, ebook

The Philosophy of Art: An Introduction

Gracyk, Theodore


Chapters on standard topics are balanced by topics of interest to today's students, including creativity, authenticity, cultural appropriation, and the distinction between popular and fine art. Other topics include emotive expression, pictorial representation, definitional