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The Resource Art as therapy, Alain de Botton, John Armstrong

Art as therapy, Alain de Botton, John Armstrong

Label
Art as therapy
Title
Art as therapy
Statement of responsibility
Alain de Botton, John Armstrong
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes a new way of looking at familiar masterpieces, suggesting that the works of art can be useful, relevant--and even therapeutic
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Art as therapy, Alain de Botton, John Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Methodology. The seven functions of art ; What is the point of art? ; What counts as good art? ; What kind of art should one make? ; How should art be bought and sold? ; How should we study art? ; How should art be displayed? -- Love. Can we get better at love? ; What is it like to be a good lover? ; Attention to detail ; Am I allowed to be turned on? ; How to make love last ; Courage for the journey -- Nature. Remembering nature ; The importance of the South ; Anticipating autumn ; The sense of what is beautiful ; The new artists of nature -- Money. Art as a guide to the reform of capitalism ; The problem of taste ; The role of the critic in the education of taste ; Towards and enlightened capitalism ; Enlightened investment ; Career advice from artists -- Politics. What should political art be aiming at? ; What is there to be proud of? ; Who should we try to become? ; A defence of censorship ; And now... to change the world
Control code
8ocm60870341
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780714865911
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013444092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Art as therapy, Alain de Botton, John Armstrong
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Methodology. The seven functions of art ; What is the point of art? ; What counts as good art? ; What kind of art should one make? ; How should art be bought and sold? ; How should we study art? ; How should art be displayed? -- Love. Can we get better at love? ; What is it like to be a good lover? ; Attention to detail ; Am I allowed to be turned on? ; How to make love last ; Courage for the journey -- Nature. Remembering nature ; The importance of the South ; Anticipating autumn ; The sense of what is beautiful ; The new artists of nature -- Money. Art as a guide to the reform of capitalism ; The problem of taste ; The role of the critic in the education of taste ; Towards and enlightened capitalism ; Enlightened investment ; Career advice from artists -- Politics. What should political art be aiming at? ; What is there to be proud of? ; Who should we try to become? ; A defence of censorship ; And now... to change the world
Control code
8ocm60870341
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780714865911
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013444092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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