The Essential Gombrich PB

Author(s): Richard Woodfield


Professor E.H Gombrich is acknowledged as one of the most influential scholars and thinkers of the 20th century. This volume presents a selection of his writings, and introduces the reader to his ideas and arguments on many fundamental questions in art, history and culture.


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Autobiographical; the visual image; art and psychology; tradition and innovation; psychology and the decorative arts; primitivism and the primitive; on the nature of art history; alternatives to the "Spirit of Age"; on the meanings of works of art; high art and popular culture; Gombrich from within tradition.

General Fields

  • : 9780714834870
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : May 1996
  • : 245mm X 172mm X 38mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : 608
  • : Paperback
  • : Richard Woodfield