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Art is changing and much contemporary work does not fit into the categories of the past. Is "conceptual" work art at all? Can we learn to love art or must we take it or leave it? These questions and more are discussed in six essays from people on different sides of the debate.
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Art: What is it Good For? by Institute of Ideas

Artis changing, and a great deal of contemporary work does not fit into the categories of the past. Is "conceptual" work art at all? Should artists learn a traditional craft before their work is considered valuable? Can we learn to love art, or must we take it or leave it? These questions and more are discussed in six essays from people on different sides of the debate."

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About Institute of Ideas


David Lee, art critic and editor of 'The Jackdaw'. Ricardo P. Floodsky, editor of artrumour.com. Andrew McIlroy, an international advisor on cultural policy. Sacha Craddock, an art teacher and critic. Pavel Buchler, Professor of Art and Design at Manchester Metropolitan University. Aiden Campbell, art critic and author.

Table of Contents


Preface Notes on the Contributors Introduction Afterword 1 - What is Art Anyway? 2 - Art: What's it all about then? 3 - Art: What's it all about then? 4 - Serving a Different God 5 - Art: Agent or Aesthetic? 6 - Reinventing the Wheel

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GOR002685054
Art: What is it Good For? by Institute of Ideas
Institute of Ideas
Debating Matters S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Murray Press
2002-05-31
112
0340848375
9780340848371
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