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Psychological aesthetics : painting, feeling, and making sense /

By: Publication details: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001.Description: 157 pages ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 1853028347
  • 9781853028342
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • BF 173 MAC
Contents:
Ch. 1. The Rise and Fall of the Aesthetic -- Ch. 2. The Split between Inner and Outer Worlds and the Impoverishment of Psychological Life -- Ch. 3. From Iconography to Embodiment -- Ch. 4. From Inarticulate to Aesthetic Form -- Ch. 5. Aesthetics, Beauty and Soul -- Ch. 6. Art Therapy and the Therapy of Art -- Ch. 7. Towards a New Psychological Aesthetics -- Ch. 8. Putting Aesthetic and Psychological Qualities into Words.
Summary: Annotation This book is an introduction to psychological aesthetics for art educators, art therapists, psychoanalysts, artists, and art lovers. It re-evaluates conventional philosophical and psychoanalytic approaches to aesthetic qualities themselves, to the kinds of psychological significance they can generate, and to the interweaving of inner and outer realities upon which this depends.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Whitecliffe Library Arts Therapy Arts Therapy BF 173 MAC (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 0005489
Book Book Whitecliffe Library Arts Therapy Arts Therapy BF 173 MAC (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available Donated by Glenese Blake, 2018. 0016348

Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-150) and indexes.

Ch. 1. The Rise and Fall of the Aesthetic -- Ch. 2. The Split between Inner and Outer Worlds and the Impoverishment of Psychological Life -- Ch. 3. From Iconography to Embodiment -- Ch. 4. From Inarticulate to Aesthetic Form -- Ch. 5. Aesthetics, Beauty and Soul -- Ch. 6. Art Therapy and the Therapy of Art -- Ch. 7. Towards a New Psychological Aesthetics -- Ch. 8. Putting Aesthetic and Psychological Qualities into Words.

Annotation This book is an introduction to psychological aesthetics for art educators, art therapists, psychoanalysts, artists, and art lovers. It re-evaluates conventional philosophical and psychoanalytic approaches to aesthetic qualities themselves, to the kinds of psychological significance they can generate, and to the interweaving of inner and outer realities upon which this depends.

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