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Kirtland Community College Library N 66 .P74 2005 30775305505464 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0192801600
  • ISBN: 9780192801609
  • Physical Description: print
    224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Eighteenth-century Germany: Winckelmann and Kant -- Nineteenth-century France: from Stael to Baudelaire -- Victorian England: Ruskin, Swinburne, Pater -- Modernism: Fry and Greenberg.
Summary, etc.: "Charting over two hundred years of western art, Elizabeth Prettejohn illuminates the vital relationship between our changing notions of beauty and specific works of art, from the works of Kauffman to Whistler, Ingres to Rossetti, Cezanne to Jackson Pollock, and concludes with a challenging question for the future: why should we care about beauty in the twenty-first century?"--Jacket.
Subject: Art Philosophy
Aesthetics
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