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Painting as an Art

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"There are books aplenty on painting and art, but this is the first to explain seriously what makes painting an art, and it is our good luck to have it from a notable philosopher who is also on an intimate footing with the tradition of Western painting and who knows how to stand in front of a painting and spin tales that sparkle with truth. . . . Mr. Wollheim's interpretat ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 26th 1990 by Bollingen (first published December 1st 1987)
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