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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The Invention of Art: A Cultural History

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A Cultural History by Larry Shiner. David Clowney, writing for Contemporary Aesthetics summarizes the central thesis of this book. The book sees fine art as a modern invention due to social transformations during the inventlon century. Lauren Ury rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Art as Redemptive Revelation. A breath of fresh air in an otherwise stifling artistic environment. Find it on Scholar. The Art of Philosophy.

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