The Use and Abuse of Art (The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts)

The Use and Abuse of Art (The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts) by Jacques Barzun 0691018049 9780691018041
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The lecturer traces the historical development of attitudes toward the arts over the past 150 years, suggesting that the present is a period of cultural liquidation, nothing less than the ending of the modern age that began with the Renaissance.

Author: Jacques Barzun

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 160

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1975-06-01


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