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(Cf. the paintings in the caves at Lascaux, Altamira, Niaux, La Pasiega, etc.) ...
Since he considered ordinary material things as themselves mimetic objects,
imitations of transcendent forms or structures, even the best painting of a bed
would be ...
Everyone is acquainted with movements in art—two examples: Mannerist
painting of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, Art Nouveau in painting,
architecture, furniture, and domestic objects —which do more than simply have “a
The victory of the modern didacticism has been most complete in music and
painting, where the most respected works are those which give little pleasure on
first hearing and seeing (except to a small and highly trained audience) but make
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION: And Other EssaysUser Review - Kirkus
If one were to judge these essays in terms of price, their value would be very high. At her best (and worst) Miss Sontag offers three pennies worth of thought in any one sentence. "The function of ... Read full review