Realism and the riddle of style

Catharine Abell

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Abstract

My concern in this paper is what, in 'Art and Illusion', Gombrich calls "the riddle of style". This is the problem of why people at different times and in different cultures have depicted objects in very different ways. An adequate solution to this problem will comprise an explanation of why depiction has a history.
Original languageEnglish
JournalContemporary aesthetics
Volume4
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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