Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today)

Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today)

By: "Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy"

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Esteemed critic, painter, and writer Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe offers a provocative critique of beauty in relation to the contemporary notion of the sublime, which is now found in technology and a high-powered economy rather than in nature. Refuting established views, this book questions today's ideas of beauty, including those applied to contemporary art, and proposes a secular theory of beauty as glamorous rather than good, frivolous rather than serious. An illuminating read, this book provides excellent course material for classes in philosophy, cultural studies, art history, and aesthetics.

Title: Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today)

Author Name: "Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy"

Categories: art,

Publisher: Allworth Press:

ISBN Number: 1581150377

ISBN Number 13: 9781581150377

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: very good

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 9781581150377

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