TITLE

Is it art or interpretation?

AUTHOR(S)
MacLellan, Gordon
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Interpretation Journal;Summer2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines whether art is interpretation in the sense that it provides information to visitors about environmental sites. According to the author, interpretation is already artistic. It is the product of the imagination that stimulates emotions. He also said that effective environmental art is about feelings, and since art provokes visitors' perception and emotions, thus, it is an interpretation.
ACCESSION #
21544673

 

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