The Aesthetic Variable: Defining The Art Of The Portrait by Beatriz ScagliaThe Aesthetic Variable: Defining The Art Of The Portrait by Beatriz Scaglia

The Aesthetic Variable: Defining The Art Of The Portrait

byBeatriz Scaglia

Paperback | February 12, 2011

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Making use of the senses and the element of emotion, art encompasses the expression through music, literature, film, paintings, and more. Aesthetics as a branch of philosophy deals with the nature of beauty and art, including the appreciation of the disciplines and their relationship with human nature. Aesthetics is, in a phrase, ways of seeing and perceiving the world.

Art and aesthetics merge at the visual arts, where the creator or artist interprets an aesthetic which is then decoded by the viewer in individualistic terms unique to each and with critical views towards the original intent or meaning.

This book explores the scope of portrait art with a specific focus on portrait painting and self-portraits by renowned artists including van Gogh, da Vinci, and others.

Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.
Title:The Aesthetic Variable: Defining The Art Of The PortraitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 12, 2011Publisher:Webster's Digital ServicesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1241048657

ISBN - 13:9781241048655

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