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

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  • Meditations on a Hobby Horse and Other Essays on the Theory of Art (Phaidon Press) – Trade paperback (1994)
    by Professor E H Gombrich

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

    Trade paperback, Phaidon Press
    1994
    English
    145 pages

    ISBN: 0714832456
    ISBN-13: 9780714832456

    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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