Nine of the most famous essays by one of the preeminent philosophers and art historians of the pre-modern world, both east and west. Coomaraswamy explores such subjects as the true function of aesthetics in art, the importance of symbolism, the role of traditional culture in enriching art, the nature... read more
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Nine of the most famous essays by one of the preeminent philosophers and art historians of the pre-modern world, both east and west. Coomaraswamy explores such subjects as the true function of aesthetics in art, the importance of symbolism, the role of traditional culture in enriching art, the nature of medieval art, and more.
Reprint of Why Exhibit Works of Art?, Luzac & Co., Ltd., 1943 edition.
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