Topics of our Time: Twentieth-Century Issues in Learning and in  Art by E.h. GombrichTopics of our Time: Twentieth-Century Issues in Learning and in  Art by E.h. Gombrich

Topics of our Time: Twentieth-Century Issues in Learning and in Art

byE.h. Gombrich

Paperback | January 1, 1994

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This collection of hard-hitting, highly readable essays reflects Gombrich's preoccupation with the central questions of value and tradition in our culture. Here he confronts some of the most urgent issues challenging today's students of art and civilization. His topics include some radical proposals for the reform of higher education, an attack on relativism and a plea for the conservation of our cities, alongside thought-provoking and engaging studies of the work of Oskar Kokoschka, Abram Games, Saul Steinberg and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
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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Title:Topics of our Time: Twentieth-Century Issues in Learning and in ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:223 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0714827916

ISBN - 13:9780714827919

Appropriate for ages: 13

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