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Why Is That Art? : Aesthetics and Criticism of Contemporary Art (Paperback) (Terry Barrett)

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Why is that art? Why is it in an art museum? Who says it's art? Why is it good?Why Is That Art?, Third Edition, introduces students to theories of art through the presentation of contemporary works that include abstract and representational painting, animated film, monumental sculpture, performance art, photographs, relational art, and video installations. Ideal for courses in aesthetics, art theory, art criticism, and the philosophy of art, this unique book provides students with a newfound appreciation for contemporary art, scholarship, and reasoned argumentation.
Number of Pages: 280.0
Genre: Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Terry Barrett
Language: English
Street Date: February 23, 2017
TCIN: 52361146
UPC: 9780190268848
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-8868

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