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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

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  • Art

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Edition Notes

Statement[Edited and translated] by Aylmer Maude.
ContributionsMaude, Aylmer, 1858-1938
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 505 p.
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23348791M

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Mar 08,  · What Is Art? [Leo Tolstoy] on tonyasgaapartments.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages4/5(28). What is art? by Leo Tolstoy, translated from the Russian original by Aylmer Maude, embodying the author's last alterations and revisions with and index of names and a new introduction by the translator () (Reprint) Tolstoï, Léon, Published by Pranava Books . Tolstoy’s critique of counterfeit art is both wide-ranging and specific enough that it is of great use, both to artists and critics. The content of his argument is very high, whether one prefers to title his book What is Art? or What is Not Art? Tolstoy writes: call up in oneself a feeling once experienced and, having, called it up in oneself, to transmit it means of movements, lines, colors, sounds, images expressed in words, so that others experience the same this consists the activity of art.

Sep 07,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) What is art? Item Preview remove-circle What is art? by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, ; Maude, Aylmer, Publication date Topics Arts -- Philosophy, Arts and morals PublisherPages: Tolstoy: What is Art? involuntarily come) not only does not help to make clear in what this particular human activity which we call art really consists, but renders such elucidation quite impossible until we rid ourselves of a conception. Dec 25,  · What is Art? What is value? What is good taste? What makes a cultured class? Tolstoy wrestled with these questions for fifteen years, and this book is the result of his fascination with the evolution of art, and its relationship with religion, commerce, and science%(). Leo Tolstoy - From the Books category: What is Art?, In spite the mountains of books written about art, no precise definition of art has been constructed. And the reason for this is that the conception of art has been based on the conception of beauty. (Leo Tolstoy).

Jan 01,  · During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in /5(K). During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What 5/5(1). Mar 14,  · According to Tolstoy in his book, “What Is Art?”, his connotation of art is something that contributes emotion to the viewer, and with more or better response, the more effective the art is. However, he does not relate art as something that is only beautiful to the eyes, but instead something that expresses moral value or emotion. Tolstoy’s book concerns how art can express ideas of how to act right and what it’s purpose is. According to Tolstoy art is the intentional communication of an emotion from the artist to the audience where the hope is that the audience feels the emotion felt by the artist.