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What is art? and essays on art

Tolstoy

What is art? and essays on art

by Tolstoy

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Published by Oxford University Press for the Tolstóy Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Leo Tolstóy ; translated by Aylmer Maude.
SeriesTolstoy centenary edition -- [18]
ContributionsTolstoy Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20180211M

The Terra Foundation Essays series provides an international forum for the thorough and sustained exploration of fundamental ideas and concepts that have shaped American art and culture over time. Exploring and illuminating a selection of ideas that have been particularly salient within the production and consumption of art in the United States over three centuries, the Terra Foundation Essays. Art grounds itself on creativity and appreciation. Arts range from the essential technical to the comprehensive cultural social sciences. The fundamentals art theme is the complete devotion to work.

Status of Art During the Renaissance Period Published: Sat, 08 Feb Extract: ‘So it seems to me that painting is nobler and allows for greater artistry than sculpture, and I believe that in the ancient world it reached the same perfection as other things ’ (Baldassare Castiglione, The Book of the Courtier, from Renaissance Art. Highly recommended to all art readers.” —Peter S. Kaufman, Library Journal “Perceptive and entertaining Anyone with a serious interest in art will enjoy these essays, no matter their level of knowledge. This is a book to be read and reread for both information and pleasure.” —Sara Catterall, Shelf Awareness.

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The book is divided into five parts: culture in general; art in Paris; art in general; art in the United States; and literature. Most of the essays are quite short and eminently readable.

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What is Art. essaysArt has been a part of our life for as long as humanity has existed. For thousands of years people have been creating, looking at, criticizing, and enjoying art.

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