Sir Raymond Firth’s introductory overview of the history of the anthropological study of art makes this volume particularly useful for the non-specialist interested . Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics, edited by. Jeremy Coote and Anthony Shelton. Oxford: Clarendon Press, , xiv and pp., 15 col., and 69 b/w illus.,hbk. Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics has 5 ratings and 1 review. Paul said: Academic papers. Five stars if you’re into that. Perhaps a bit of a slog otherwi.

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The contributors draw on contemporary anthropological theory and exchange, to deepen our understanding of particular aesthetic traditions in their socio-cultural and historical contexts. Be the first to ask a question about Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics. In recent years a number of new galleries of non-Western art have anthrolology opened, many exhibitions of non-Western art held, and new courses in the anthropology of art established.

Published June 2nd by Clarendon Press first published November 12th Sign in to use this feature. The introductory overview of the history of the anthropology of art, by Sir Raymond Firth, makes this volume especially useful for those interested in learning what anthropology has to contribute to our understanding of art and aesthetics in general.


Empathy Amy Coplan and Peter Goldie. Account Options Sign in. The Masks of the Alaskan. The Anthropology of Art 1. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Vera Marques marked it as to-read Nov 06, Unlike many previous collections, the focus of this volume is resolutely anthropological.

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Gabriellasophia added it Apr 08, No keywords specified fix it. Abd rated it liked it Feb 07, Yang marked it as to-read Jan 17, This collection is part of and complements these developments, contributing to the general resurgence of interest in what has been until recently a comparatively neglected field of academic study and intellectual debate. The contributors draw on current theory as well as analyses of classical anthropological topics such as myth, ritual, and exchange, in order to further the reader’s understanding of particular aesthetic traditions in their cultural and historical contexts.


The Aesthetics of Spiritual. Andre Habet marked it as to-read Nov 02, Alfred Gell – – Clarendon Press. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Anthony Shelton specializes in pre-Columbian art and the ethnography of contemporary Midddle America.