Art and Phenomenology by Joseph D. Parry

By Joseph D. Parry

Philosophy of paintings is commonly desirous about the definition, appreciation and price of artwork. via an in depth exam of artwork from fresh centuries, Art and Phenomenology is among the first books to discover visible artwork as a method of experiencing the realm itself, exhibiting how within the phrases of Merleau-Ponty ‘Painting doesn't imitate the realm, yet is a global of its own’.

An extraordinary sequence of chapters through a world staff of members learn the next questions:

  • Paul Klee and the physique in artwork

  • colour and history in Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology of paintings

  • self-consciousness and seventeenth-century portray

  • Vermeer and Heidegger

  • philosophy and the portray of Rothko

  • embodiment in Renaissance paintings

  • sculpture, dance and phenomenology.

Art and Phenomenology is vital analyzing for somebody attracted to phenomenology, aesthetics, and visible tradition.

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