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The Invisible Dragon : Essays on Beauty

Author: Dave Hickey
Publisher: Chicago, USA : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev/Updated edView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1993 it was championed by artists for its forceful call for a reconsideration of beauty. With this revised and expanded edition, Dave Hickey is back to fan the flames. "The Invisible Dragon" aims squarely at the hyper-institutionalism that, in Hickey's view, denies the real pleasures that draw us to art in the first place.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Hickey
ISBN: 9780226333199 0226333191
OCLC Number: 805266641
Target Audience: Tertiary/Undergraduate, General.
Description: 152 pages : 8 halftones ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Hickey, Dave.

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