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Books editi da Random House Inc con argomento Aesthetics
Art As a Way of Life
edizioni Random House Inc collana Random House Inc (Paperback), 2009
Filled with elegant watercolors and inspirational prose, Art as a Way of Life offers reflections on art and creativity, empowering us to discover and nurture the creative spirit within. It is an encouraging book for people wanting to live, work, and love in the creative spirit.A wide range of creative innovators, including...
Finding Beauty in a Broken World
Williams Terry Tempest
edizioni Random House Inc collana Random House Inc (Hardcover), 2008
In her most original, provocative, and eloquently moving book since Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams gives us a luminous chronicle of finding beauty in a broken world. Always an impassioned and far-sighted advocate for a just relationship between the natural world and humankind, Williams has broadened her concerns over...
Eco Umberto (EDT)
McEwen Alastair (TRN)
edizioni Random House Inc collana Random House Inc (Hardcover), 2007
In the mold of his acclaimed History of Beauty, renowned cultural critic Umberto Eco's On Ugliness is an exploration of the monstrous and the repellant in visual culture and the arts. What is the voyeuristic impulse behind our attraction to the gruesome and the horrible? Where does the magnetic appeal of the sordid...
edizioni Random House Inc collana Random House Inc (Paperback), 2006
What does a church smell like? Or a movie theater? How conscious are we of the smells that surround us? The idea that places have an olfactory identity is not recent. Even in ancient architecture the dynamics of scents and their permeation were incorporated into the design. The 20th century, however, witnessed an increasing...
History Of Beauty
McEwen Alastair (TRN)
edizioni Random House Inc collana Random House Inc (Hardcover), 2004
What is beauty? What is art? What is taste and fashion? Is beauty something to be observed coolly and rationally or is it something dangerously involving? So begins Umberto Eco's intriguing journey into the aesthetics of beauty, in which he explores the ever-changing concept of the beautiful from the ancient Greeks...