TITLE

THE KNOWING EYE

AUTHOR(S)
Gayford, Martin
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Modern Painters;Winter92, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Sir Ernst Gombrich, an eminent thinker on art and culture and author of several books, including "The Story of Art," "Art and Illusion," and "The Sense of Order," is presented. Gombrich pointed out the importance of a cultural map to understand and appreciate art and accepting the relevance of artists from past periods and culture. Gombrich, who believes in common human nature, also noted that evaluation of the arts should be based on the human response and culture and emphasized the importance of tradition in art evaluation.
ACCESSION #
59687463

 

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