The Invention of Art

The Invention of Art : A Cultural History

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With "The Invention of Art", Larry Shiner challenges our conventional understandings of art and asks us to reconsider its history entirely, arguing that the category of fine art is a modern invention - that the lines drawn between art and craft resulted from key social transformations in Europe during the long 18th century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 167 x 233 x 23mm | 628g
  • University of Chicago Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0226753433
  • 9780226753430
  • 250,317

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