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By Joseph D. Parry

Philosophy of paintings is ordinarily interested in the definition, appreciation and price of artwork. via a detailed exam of paintings from contemporary centuries, Art and Phenomenology is likely one of the first books to discover visible artwork as a style of experiencing the area itself, exhibiting how within the phrases of Merleau-Ponty ‘Painting doesn't imitate the realm, yet is an international of its own’.

An extraordinary sequence of chapters by way of a global team of participants study the next questions:

  • Paul Klee and the physique in paintings

  • colour and heritage in Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology of artwork

  • self-consciousness and seventeenth-century portray

  • Vermeer and Heidegger

  • philosophy and the portray of Rothko

  • embodiment in Renaissance paintings

  • sculpture, dance and phenomenology.

Art and Phenomenology is vital examining for somebody drawn to phenomenology, aesthetics, and visible tradition.

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