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

Paperback | September 29, 1994

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Prompted by modern critical discussions, the fourteen papers, lectures and articles assembled in this volume revolve around issues raised by twentieth-century art and theory. Taking abstraction and expression as his main themes, Professor Gombrich's essays encompass the whole of the history of art, and include major articles on the social history of art, visual metaphor, tradition and expression, and psychoanalysis.

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Prompted by modern critical discussions, the fourteen papers, lectures and articles assembled in this volume revolve around issues raised by twentieth-century art and theory. Taking abstraction and expression as his main themes, Professor Gombrich's essays encompass the whole of the history of art, and include major articles on the soc...

Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, born March 30, 1909, in Vienna, Austria, was educated at Vienna University where he earned a Ph.D. His career includes terms as Slade Professor of Fine Arts at Oxford and Cambridge universities and as Andrew D. White Professor-at-large at Cornell University. Gombrich's books on art and art history have sold a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:145 pages, 9.62 × 6.75 × 0.62 inPublished:September 29, 1994Publisher:Phaidon Press

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ISBN - 10:0714832456

ISBN - 13:9780714832456

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