Art Without Borders
A Philosophical Exploration of Art and HumanityeBook - 2009
People all over the world make art and take pleasure in it, and they have done so for millennia. But acknowledging that art is a universal part of human experience leads us to some big questions: Why does it exist? Why do we enjoy it? And how do the world's different art traditions relate to art and to each other?Art Without Borders is an extraordinary exploration of those questions, a profound and personal meditation on the human hunger for art and a dazzling synthesis of the whole range of inquiry into its significance. Esteemed thinker Ben-Ami Scharfstein's encyclopedic erudition is here br.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 543 pages) : illustrations