Robert Brain traces the origins of artistic modernism to specific technologies of perception developed in late-nineteenth-century laboratories. Brain argues that the thriving fin-de-si?cle field of "physiological aesthetics," which sought physiological explanations for the capacity to appreciate beauty and art, changed the way poets, artists, and musicians worked and brought a dramatic transformation to the idea of art itself.
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|Size: ||16.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||University of Washington Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780295805788 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|