The Mask of Art : Breaking the Aesthetic Contract--Film and Literature by Clyde R. Taylor
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Scholar Clyde Taylor exposes the concept of "art" as a device employed by Euro-American culture to dominate historical interpretation. He challenges the history of aesthetics as a recent invention of privileged Western consumerism. Examining various texts, Taylor demonstrates how rationales of "art" are used to mask personal, class, and cultural biases.


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