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Philosophy of paintings is regularly fascinated about the definition, appreciation and cost of paintings. via an in depth exam of artwork from contemporary centuries, Art and Phenomenology is without doubt one of the first books to discover visible artwork as a method of experiencing the realm itself, displaying how within the phrases of Merleau-Ponty ‘Painting doesn't imitate the area, yet is a global of its own’.

An extraordinary sequence of chapters by way of a global crew of members learn the subsequent questions:

  • Paul Klee and the physique in paintings
  • colour and history in Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology of artwork
  • 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 vital analyzing for somebody drawn to phenomenology, aesthetics, and visible tradition.

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