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Art as therapy

Author: Alain De Botton; John Armstrong
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press Limited, 2016. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback. This passionate, thought-provoking, often funny, and always-accessible book proposes a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant, and therapeutic. Through practical examples, the world-renowned authors argue that certain great works of art have clues as to how to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain De Botton; John Armstrong
ISBN: 9780714872780 0714872784
OCLC Number: 961214683
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Methodology --
Love --
Nature --
Money --
Politics.
Responsibility: Alain de Botton, John Armstrong.

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"A highly optimistic vision... Roams widely through subjects as immense as love, nature, money and politics. De Botton and Armstrong's examination of love is most rewarding."-Royal Academy of Arts Read more...

 
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