Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century by Chris MurrayKey Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century by Chris Murray

Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century

EditorChris Murray

Paperback | December 27, 2002

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Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Centuryoffers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43 entries analyze the ideas of key philosophers, historians, art historians, art critics, artists and social scientists, including Plato, Aquinas, Alberti, Michelangelo, de Piles, Burke, Schiller, Winckelmann, Kant, Hegel, Burckhardt, Marx, Tolstoy, Taine, Baudelaire, Nietzsche, Ruskin, Pater, W¿lfflin and Riegl.
Each entry includes:
* a critical essay
* a short biography
* a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts
Unique in its range and accessibly written, this book, together with its companion volumeKey Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century, provides an invaluable guide for students as well as general readers with an interest in art history, aesthetics and visual culture.
Title:Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:December 27, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415243025

ISBN - 13:9780415243025

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