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text The art instinct : beauty, pleasure, & human evolution

Summary
The Dinka have a connoisseur's appreciation of the patterns and colours of the markings on their cattle. The Japanese tea ceremony is regarded as a performance art. Some cultures produce carving but no drawing; others specialize in poetry. Yet des... Read more
Contents
Landscape and longing -- Art and human nature -- What is art? -- "But they don't have our concept of art" -- Art and natural selection -- The uses of fiction -- Art and human self-domestication -- Intention, forgery, Dada : three aesthetic problem... Read more
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278 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Press 2009

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TADL-WOOD 700 Dutton in Adult Non-fiction Available

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