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How to Study Art Worlds: On the Societal Functioning of Aesthetic Values

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How to Study Art Worlds: On the Societal Functioning of Aesthetic Values
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Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9089641521
ISBN-13: 9789089641526
Number of pages: 314

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This necessary and thought-provoking study brings together the organisational side of the world of the arts and the understanding of the many functions art fulfills in our culture. The author sets out to establish how the organisation of art worlds serves the functioning of the arts in society.

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