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THE ART OF SEEING: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE AESTHETIC ENCOUNTER. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Rick E. Robinson. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu. 1990. Published in association with Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles. Distributed by Oxford University Press, Inc., New York. 222 pp. with 40 ills. 23 x 16 cm. LC 90-41602 ISBN 0892361565 In English.
Presenting the results of a recent study (based on interviews with museum professionals) of the character and dynamics of aesthetic visual experience, this thought-provoking book evaluates the diverse factors affecting individual emotional and intellectual responses to art in order to establish a practical foundation for programs of public education and museum exhibition design. Discussions of the project's structure and the conceptual model it reflects are followed by extensive analyses of the study and its findings.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053997
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