What is art? Can anything be art? Is there "value" or "truth" in art, or does it all come down to "how it makes us feel"? These questions have puzzled artists, curators, and connoiseurs as well as the general art-appreciating public. In Art & Philosophy author Timothy Taubes offers many insightful observations on these and other questions surrounding the objects in which we take an aesthetic interest. Art is the communication of ideas, and clearly some ideas are more important than others, just as some artists are adept at ...

Art and Philosophy 1993, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879758653