By Dave Davies
- Elaborates and defends a huge conceptual framework for puzzling over the arts.
- Offers a provocative view concerning the different types of issues that artistic endeavors are and the way they're to be understood.
- Reveals vital continuities and discontinuities among conventional and sleek art.
- Highlights center subject matters in aesthetics and paintings conception, together with conventional theories concerning the nature of artwork, aesthetic appreciation, creative intentions, functionality, and inventive meaning.
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Art as Performance (New Directions in Aesthetics) by Dave Davies