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Art in the Age of Emergence

Author(s): Michael Pearce

Book Description

This book delivers sensible emergent aesthetics, explaining the processes that happen in human minds when we share ideas as works of art, skewering the orthodoxies of contemporary art with pragmatic wisdom about why representational art thrives in the new millennium.

Art in the Age of Emergence has captured the imaginations of thinkers and artists alike. This is an indispensable read for those who want to understand representational art in the 21st Century.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-7057-3
ISBN-10: 1-4438-7057-9
Date of Publication: 01/01/2015
Pages / Size: 195 / A5
Price: £41.99


Michael J. Pearce, PhD, MFA, is a figurative painter and an outspoken proponent of skill-based art. Originally from England, he now lives in Thousand Oaks, California, where he teaches at CLU. In 2012, he founded and chaired The Representational Art Conference series.