On Ugliness

On Ugliness

Book - 2011
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In a companion volume to his "History of Beauty," the renowned philosopher and cultural critic analyzes our attraction to the gruesome, horrific, and repellant in visual culture and the arts, drawing on abundant examples of painting and sculpture, ranging from antiquity to the works of Bosch, Goya, and others.
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2011, c2007.
Edition: Pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780847837236
0847837238
Branch Call Number: 111.8509 ST
Characteristics: 455 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Eco, Umberto

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JoeKerr
Mar 19, 2012

This book offers a wide selection of art and philosophical views of beauty and ugliness. It is filled with excerpts and poems to pique anyone's interests. It really inspired me in my art.

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