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(Re)thinking "art" : a guide for beginners

Author: Steve Shipps
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These examples of his students' course feedback attest to Steve Shipps's teaching abilities and his capacity to inspire and engage. He has written this book as a direct response to the challenge increasingly voiced by many of his students, "What is 'art, ' anyway, and why should I care?" It is a welcome riposte that brings readers into meaningful relationships with art. In the process, it teaches them to think,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shipps, Steve.
(Re)thinking "art".
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)608592088
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Shipps
ISBN: 9781405155632 1405155639 9781405155625 1405155620
OCLC Number: 144770469
Description: x, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : what's the big idea? --
Being human --
The history of "art" --
The "history of art" --
"Art," lately --
"Art" and language --
(Re)thinking "art" --
Pragmatics --
Or, maybe--
Other Titles: Rethinking art
Responsibility: Steve Shipps.
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