Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory by E. H. Gombrich

By E. H. Gombrich

Initially released in 1963, this ebook used to be the 1st quantity to be released within the author's lengthy and individual sequence of accumulated essays. In it he addresses primary questions about the character of creative fulfillment, the factors of inventive worth, and the function of language in figuring out and analyzing photos. those essays discover the troublesome personality of metaphors, analogies, symbols, myths, conventions and traditions in paintings and art-historical writing, and examine the notions of illustration, expression, abstraction and phantasm.

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