What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand

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Pgw, 2000 - Art - 523 pages
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Cultural icon Ayn Rand (1905-1982) was known as much for her philosophy as for her fiction. Her original theory of esthetics, which attacks many "masterpieces" of modernist art, is as combative and controversial as any of her work, but until now has received little serious scrutiny. In What Art Is, the authors demonstrate that Rand's ideas are supported by evidence from other academic fields.

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I don't understand the purpose of writing this book. Hardly anything at all is said about art or Ayn Rand's views on art. The book is comprised primarily of long quotes of Ayn Rand's own writing on ... Read full review

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