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History on art's side; social dynamics in artistic efflorescences [by] Vytautas Kavolis.


Ithaca [N.Y.] Cornell University Press [1972] .
ISBN 080140715X, 9780801407154

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Subjects Art -- Aspect social.
Art -- Psychology.
Art and society.
Kunstsociologie.
Psychologie de l'art.
Psychologische aspecten.
Description vi, 222 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary A theory of social forces that affect creativity in the visual arts.
Contents On studying artistic creativity -- Social dynamics: Economic-action cycles -- Political-action cycles -- Ideological-action cycles -- Communal-action cycles -- Psychohistorical dynamics: Achievement-motivation cycles -- Culture-mentality cycles -- Sex norms, emotionality, and artistic creativity -- A General Theory: The phase-cycle theory of artistic creativity -- Some social functions of artistic values -- Speculations on the excellence of forms.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)266671
(OCoLC)ocm00266671
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WorldCat Identities Kavolis, Vytautas, 1930-1996.
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