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Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art

ISBN-10: 0691090521
ISBN-13: 9780691090528
Edition: 2003
Authors: Nancy G. Heller
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The first time she made a pizza from scratch, art historian Nancy Heller made the observation that led her to write this guide to contemporary art. Comparing modern art to pizzas, she shows how we can refine analytical tools we possess to understand even the most unfamiliar art.

Preface
Introduction
Exactly What Is "Abstract" Art?
Why Is a Painting Like a Pizza?
Making Aesthetic Decisions in Art and in Daily Life
Paintings That People Love to Hate
Bending - and Breaking - the Rules
New Materials, New Rules
Art Invades Life, and Vice Versa
The Emotional Impact of (Some) Abstract Art
Commonsense Answers to Some of the Questions Most Often Asked about Modern Art
Notes
Acknowledgments
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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