A really nice early 60s Pelican copy of art theorist Herbert Edward Read's classic 'The Meaning of Art'
The book serves as an excellent introduction to the understanding of art and a basis for the appreciation of paintings, sculpture and objects of all periods by defining the key elements that went into their making. Also covered are: institiution, aesthetics, principle conceptions and art history - including a compact summary of movements such as Gothic, Baroque, Impressionism, Expressionism and Surrealism...
Publication Date: 1963
Book Condition: VG