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On criticism

Author: Noël Carroll
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Thinking in action.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a recent poll of practicing art critics, €75 percent reported that rendering judgments on artworks was the least significant aspect of their job. This is a€troubling statistic for philosopher and critic Noel Carroll, who argues that that the proper task of the critic is not simply to describe, or to uncover hidden meanings or agendas, but€instead€to determine what is of value in art. Carroll argues for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carroll, Noël, 1947-
On criticism.
New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008014214
(OCoLC)166360312
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Carroll
ISBN: 9780203881125 0203881125
OCLC Number: 456084649
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 210 pages).
Contents: Criticism as evaluation --
The object of criticism --
The parts of criticism (minus one) --
Evaluation : problems and prospects.
Series Title: Thinking in action.
Responsibility: Noël Carroll.

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Argues that the proper task of the critic is not simply to describe, or to uncover hidden meanings or agendas, but ultimately to determine what is of value in art. This book also argues for a  Read more...

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'This book is badly needed, as much by critics as those who read them, as much by teachers of criticism as those who would like to write criticism.'- Arthur C. Danto, Art Critic, The Nation'This Read more...

 
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