The Anthropology of Art
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Anthropology of Art by Howard Morphy
Book DescriptionThis anthology provides a single-volume overview of the essential theoretical debates in the anthropology of art. Drawing together significant work in the field from the second half of the twentieth century, it enables readers to appreciate the art of different cultures at different times. This work: advances a cross-cultural concept of art that moves beyond traditional distinctions between Western and non-Western art; provides the basis for the appreciation of art of different cultures and times; and, enhances readers' appreciation of the aesthetics of art and of the important role it plays in human society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405105620
(246mm x 173mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Howard Morphy
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Anthropology of Art, Hardback (December 2005)
Presents an overview of the essential theoretical debates in the anthropology of art. Drawing together significant work in the field from the second half of the 20th century, this title helps readers to appreciate the art of different cultures at different times. It provides the basis for the appreciation of art of different cultures and times.
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Author Biography - Howard Morphy
Howard Morphy is Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research at the Australian National University and Honorary Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford. Morgan Perkins is Associate Professor of Anthropology and of Art, Director of the Weaver Museum of Anthropology, and Director of the Museum Studies Program, at SUNY, Potsdam
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