Dissanayake, Ellen. Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes from and Why. Free Press, 1992. ISBN: 0029078857. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26784)
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The controversy about the public funding of the arts in the USA has sparked off afresh the debate about the nature and function of art. This book argues that art is an essential human activity, but that this has been obscured in modern society.
Illustrated. Index. References. Notes. References. Index. 296p