Description - Ideas About Art by Kathleen K. Desmond
Ideas About Art is an intelligent, accessible introductory
text for students interested in learning how to think about
aesthetics. It uses stories drawn from the experiences of
individuals involved in the arts as a means of exposing readers to
the philosophies, theories, and arguments that shape and drive
An accessible, story-driven introduction to aesthetic theory
Prompts readers to develop independent ideas about aesthetics;
this is a guide on how to think, not what to think
Includes discussions of non-western, contemporary, and
Examines a range of art-based dilemmas across a wide
variety of disciplines - from art and design and law to visual and
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Author Biography - Kathleen K. Desmond
Kathleen Desmond is Professor of Art History and Byler Distinguished Faculty at the University of Central Missouri where she teaches aesthetics, art criticism and art history and writes about contemporary art and artists.
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