Free audiobook downloads for ipods The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response

The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response

The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response

by David Freedberg

Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226261461
Pages: 560
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 14 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-25
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"This learned and heavy volume should be placed on the shelves of every art historical library."—E. H. Gombrich, New York Review of Books "This is an engaged and passionate work by a writer with powerful convictions about art, images, aesthetics, the art establishment, and especially the discipline of art history. It is animated by an extraordinary erudition."—Arthur C. Danto, The Art Bulletin "Freedberg's ethnographic and historical range is simply stunning. . . . The Power of Images is an extraordinary critical achievement, exhilarating in its polemic against aesthetic orthodoxy, endlessly fascinating in its ...