TITLE

Can the canon burst?

AUTHOR(S)
Steiner, Christopher B.
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the canon of art history. Comparison between the canon and the caste system; Substructure within structure; Process of canon formation in African art scholarship; Relationship between commodity value and aesthetic appreciation; Mistaken belief that aesthetic judgments and distinctions of taste can be made under objective conditions.
ACCESSION #
9607260490

 

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