Power of Images by David Freedberg
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Power of Images
By David Freedberg

The Power of Images

Studies in the History and Theory of Response Reprinted edition

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Power of Images by David Freedberg

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"This learned and heavy volume should be placed on the shelves of every art historical library."--E. H. Gombrich, "New York Review of Books" "This is an engaged and passionate work by a writer with powerful convictions about art, images, aesthetics, the art establishment, and especially the discipline of art history. It is animated by an extraordinary erudition."--Arthur C. Danto, "The Art Bulletin" "Freedberg's ethnographic and historical range is simply stunning. . . . "The Power of Images" is an extraordinary critical achievement, exhilarating in its polemic against aesthetic orthodoxy, endlessly fascinating in its details. . . . This is a powerful, disturbing book."--T. J. Jackson, "Wilson Quarterly"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226261461
ISBN-10: 0226261468
Format: Paperback
(239mm x 167mm x 30mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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