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Painting as an Art

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In "Painting as an Art," which began as the 1984 Andrew Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., philosopher Richard Wollheim transcended the boundaries and habits of both philosophy and art history to produce a large, encompassing vision of viewing art. Wollheim had three great passions--philosophy, psychology, art--and his work attempted to uni
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published March 18th 1990 by Princeton University Press (first published December 1st 1987)
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