The Use and Abuse of Art

The Use and Abuse of Art

by Jacques Barzun

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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.

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ISBN-13: 9780691018041
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 06/21/1975
Series: The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts , #649
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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