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Compound aesthetics : an expanded framework for the theory of social art

Stanhope, Zara Elizabeth


How are we to understand social art, art that developed in the late 1990s that addresses social situations and often involves public participation? The aims for social art include generating public association or sociability, improvements in material and social well-being, and awareness-raising as well as symbolic and metaphorical meanings. In addition, the outcomes of social art are influenced by the politics of authority relations between participants. The theoretical analysis of social art...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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