Sir Raymond Firth’s introductory overview of the history of the anthropological study of art makes this volume particularly useful for the non-specialist interested . Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics, edited by. Jeremy Coote and Anthony Shelton. Oxford: Clarendon Press, , xiv and pp., 15 col., and 69 b/w illus.,hbk. Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics has 5 ratings and 1 review. Paul said: Academic papers. Five stars if you’re into that. Perhaps a bit of a slog otherwi.

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Art and Embodiment Paul Crowther. Anthropology, art, and aesthetics. The introductory overview of the history of the anthropology of art, by Sir Raymond Firth, makes this volume especially useful for those interested in learning what anthropology has to contribute to our understanding of art and aesthetics in general. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Included is an analysis of cross-cultural applications of such concepts as art and aesthetics. Art and Anthropology, Raymond Firth 2. From inside the book. Paperbackpages. Many present new ethnography based on recent field research among Australian Aborigines, in New Guinea, Indonesia, Mexico, and elsewhere. Fozzy Foster marked it as to-read Nov 19, Kizzy Ferguson is currently reading it Aug 11, Kathleen Cootr Desmond – – Wiley-Blackwell.

Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics

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Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics by Jeremy Coote

Jerrold Levinson – – Oxford University Press. Many of the essays present new findings based on recent field research in Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia, and Mexico; while others draw on classical anthropological accounts of the Trobriand Islanders of Melanesia and the Nuer of the Southern Sudan to anthrpoology new arguments and conclusions.

Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Jeremy CooteAnthony Shelton. Weiner – – Berg.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Liz rated it liked it Dec 11, My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Politics of Consolation Christina Simko. Towards an Anthropological Approach to Aesthetics.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Published June 2nd by Clarendon Press first published November 12th Popiezius rated it it was amazing Mar 16, In anthroopology years a number of new galleries of non-Western art have been opened, many exhibitions of non-Western art held, and new courses in the anthropology of art established.

Return to Book Page. The contributors draw on current theory as well as analyses of classical anthropological topics such as myth, ritual, and exchange, in order to further the reader’s understanding of particular aesthetic traditions in their cultural and historical contexts.

Anthony Shelton specializes in pre-Columbian art and the ethnography of contemporary Midddle America.