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Ugly - a book by Bayley, Stephen

Ugly

The Aesthetics of Everything

Ugly( )
Author: Bayley, Stephen
ISBN:978-1-4683-0716-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Overlook Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

Is ugliness only skin-deep, or can something that is beautifully engineered--a B52 bomber or a Colt .45--also be ugly, if its function is to kill or to maim? What was "Degenerate Art" and why was it deemed such? Why are mountains seen as sublime expression of nature, when only two hundred years ago they were regarded as loathsome things to be avoided at all costs? Just what is the relation, if any, between tattoos and crime? And lastly, if there were no ugliness in the world, would...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.57 x 9.7 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:2.62 Pounds

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