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Art and Society

£9.99

Product description

The book is in good condition with a intact cover but no dust jacket. Cover has very light browning along the spine but still has a strong red colour and a gold coloured inlay of a cave painting. The colour is faded along the edges of the cover and interior pages have some light browning along the edges.

The book is a discussion about how art has influenced society and how art is used as a means of interpreting the past before recorded history. Chapters include subjects such as: Art and Magic, Art and Religion and Art and Education.

Introduction Sample: "No kind of human activity is so permanent as the plastic arts, and nothing survives from the past is so valuable as a clue to the history of civilisation. For many thousands of years our knowledge of the customs and beliefs of mankind is derived from surviving knowledge works of arts, and is only comparatively recently in the history of the world that written records comes to our aid."

Publisher: William Heinemann LTD, first published 1937



Item details

Added value:
H 21.5cm, W 18cm, D 2.8cm
Author(s):
Herbert Read
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
William Heinemann LTD

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About this item

The book is in good condition with a intact cover but no dust jacket. Cover has very light browning along the spine but still has a strong red colour and a gold coloured inlay of a cave painting. The colour is faded along the edges of the cover and interior pages have some light browning along the edges.

The book is a discussion about how art has influenced society and how art is used as a means of interpreting the past before recorded history. Chapters include subjects such as: Art and Magic, Art and Religion and Art and Education.

Introduction Sample: "No kind of human activity is so permanent as the plastic arts, and nothing survives from the past is so valuable as a clue to the history of civilisation. For many thousands of years our knowledge of the customs and beliefs of mankind is derived from surviving knowledge works of arts, and is only comparatively recently in the history of the world that written records comes to our aid."

Publisher: William Heinemann LTD, first published 1937



Added value:
H 21.5cm, W 18cm, D 2.8cm
Author(s):
Herbert Read
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
William Heinemann LTD

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