Abstract I explore some implications of Larry Shiner’s view that fine art is a modern invention. In part I, I briefly summarize Shiner’s main thesis. The “Phantasia” During The Imperial Time. Arts Of The Word And Visual Arts / La «Phantasia» Dans La Periode Imperiale. Arts De La Parole Et Arts Plastiques. “A lucid book it should be a must-read for anyone active in the arts.”-Marc Spiegler, Chicago Tribune Books With The Invention of Art, Larry Shiner challenges.

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Brian rated it it was amazing Feb 03, In that system, an artist or artisan was a skilled laery or practitioner, a work of art was the useful product of skilled work, and the appreciation of the arts was integrally connected with their role in the rest of life. The Descent of the Artisan. Retrieved 23 January The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.

By showing that the essentialist conception of art, along with its normative and regulative implications, is the artifact of a particular historical and cultural world, Shiner invites us to freely respond to the manifold richness of human expression and embellishment. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 61 4: The New Inventio Public. A Cultural History “.


The implications of such an analysis, which I think the author could have explored further and more audaciously it is as if he remained within the boundaries of the modern concept of “Art” are tremendously vast. Teresa Moon rated it really liked it Mar 08, The Ideal of the Work of Art.

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Mar 20, Leon Limpens rated it it was amazing. Other traditional cultures still have a similar system.

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Wollstonecraft and the Beauty of Justice. The book sees fine art as a modern invention due to social transformations during the 18th century. Art as we have generally understood it is a European invention barely two hundred years old. Raluca Mocan – – Studia Philosophica 1. Alba rated it really liked it Sep 02, Retrieved 13 January Alessia rated it liked it Jun 17, Jul 06, David Livingstone added it.

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Adolescence as a Cultural Invention: Account Options Sign in. A Fix for the Institutional Definition of Art. A Cultural History by Larry Shiner”. Aesthetics categorize this paper. Aykut Karabay rated it really liked it Jul 06, Cultural Theory and its Spaces for Invention and Innovation.