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Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art

Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art By E.H. Gombrich Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art Originally published in this book was the first volume to be published in the author s long and distinguished series of collected essays In it he addresses fundamental questions about the nature

  • Title: Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art
  • Author: E.H. Gombrich
  • ISBN: 9780714832456
  • Page: 355
  • Format: Paperback
  • Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art By E.H. Gombrich Originally published in 1963, this book was the first volume to be published in the author s long and distinguished series of collected essays In it he addresses fundamental questions about the nature of artistic achievement, the criteria of artistic value, and the role of language in understanding and interpreting images These essays explore the problematic character ofOriginally published in 1963, this book was the first volume to be published in the author s long and distinguished series of collected essays In it he addresses fundamental questions about the nature of artistic achievement, the criteria of artistic value, and the role of language in understanding and interpreting images These essays explore the problematic character of metaphors, analogies, symbols, myths, conventions and traditions in art and art historical writing, and investigate the notions of representation, expression, abstraction and illusion.
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    1. Ross McLean on said:

      I saw this book at a thrift store, bought it for 5, skimmed the titular essay, and then put it on my bookshelf below Tristram Shandy where it will remain in perpetuity I am completely satisfied with this purchase Five stars.

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