Art and Phenomenology by Joseph D. Parry

By Joseph D. Parry

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

An impressive sequence of chapters by way of a global team of members study the next questions:

  • Paul Klee and the physique in paintings

  • 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 artwork

  • sculpture, dance and phenomenology.

Art and Phenomenology is key examining for an individual drawn to phenomenology, aesthetics, and visible tradition.

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