The Resource Revealing Art, (electronic resource)

Revealing Art, (electronic resource)

Label
Revealing Art
Title
Revealing Art
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why does art matter to us, and what makes it good? Why is the role of imagination so important in art? Illustrated with carefully chosen colour and black-and-white plates of examples from Michaelangelo to Matisse and Poussin to Pollock, Revealing Art takes us on a compelling and provocative journey.Kieran explores some of the most important questions we can ask ourselves about art: how can art inspire us or disgust us? Is artistic judgement simply a matter of taste? Can art be immoral or obscene, and should it be censored? He brings such abstract issues to life with fascinatin
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kieran, Matthew
Dewey number
  • 701.1
  • 701/.17
LC call number
  • BH39.K5 2005eb
  • N66 \.K54
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics
  • Art - Philosophy
  • Art - Philosophy
  • Art appreciation
  • Philosophy
Label
Revealing Art, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Front Cover; Revealing Art; Copyright Page; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One. Originality and Artistic Expression; Priceless; Faking it; Originality; Artistic achievements; The triumph of artistic imagination; Chapter Two. Beauty Resurrected; The death of beauty?; The sensual, the beautiful and the good; The virtues of aestheticism; The cult of aesthetic appreciation; Ugliness, the grotesque and the disgusting; Meaning matters; Chapter Three. Insight in Art; Art's craft; Illuminating the familiar; The triviality of art?; Truth in art
  • The challenge of the avant-garde and conceptual artThe art of discrimination; Chapter Four. Art and Morality; Moralisers against art; The erotic and the pornographic; Moral questions; Moralising art; Immoral art; Forbidden knowledge; Obscenity, censoriousness and censorship; Chapter Five. The Truth in Humanism; Where we are now; A standard of taste?; Ideal art critics and actual motivation; Blameless differences and relativity; Counsels of despair; The renewal of humanistic art; Notes; Bibliography and Suggested Reading; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786613917331
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000092976
  • (EBL)200129
  • (OCoLC)475908911
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000092976
Label
Revealing Art, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Front Cover; Revealing Art; Copyright Page; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One. Originality and Artistic Expression; Priceless; Faking it; Originality; Artistic achievements; The triumph of artistic imagination; Chapter Two. Beauty Resurrected; The death of beauty?; The sensual, the beautiful and the good; The virtues of aestheticism; The cult of aesthetic appreciation; Ugliness, the grotesque and the disgusting; Meaning matters; Chapter Three. Insight in Art; Art's craft; Illuminating the familiar; The triviality of art?; Truth in art
  • The challenge of the avant-garde and conceptual artThe art of discrimination; Chapter Four. Art and Morality; Moralisers against art; The erotic and the pornographic; Moral questions; Moralising art; Immoral art; Forbidden knowledge; Obscenity, censoriousness and censorship; Chapter Five. The Truth in Humanism; Where we are now; A standard of taste?; Ideal art critics and actual motivation; Blameless differences and relativity; Counsels of despair; The renewal of humanistic art; Notes; Bibliography and Suggested Reading; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786613917331
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000092976
  • (EBL)200129
  • (OCoLC)475908911
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000092976

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