Re: anthro of art references

George Ulrich (ulrich@CSD4.CSD.UWM.EDU)
Wed, 18 Jan 1995 07:19:12 -0600

On Tue, 17 Jan 1995, lynn maners wrote:

> As I replied privately to Rich's original question, a good book for undergrads
> is The Anthropology of Art by Hatcher. An article which should be read with it
> is the one which defined the field, Maquet's "Introduction to Aesthetic Anthrop
> logy" For subfields within aesthetic anthro, good undergrad texts are Merriam'
> s Anthropology of Music and Royce's The Anthropology of Dance, both a bit long
> n the tooth now, but still good.
> "Aesthetically Yours" Lynn
I lost the original query, so I am connecting with you, Lynn. He may
also consider, as a reader, Shelton and Coote's "Anthropology, Art &
Aesthetics" which is out in paper from Oxford. Layton is also now in a
paper edition, but is less "aesthetic" than C&S.

George Ulrich, Curator
African & Pacific Ethnology
Milwaukee Public Museum
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