- ISBN 9780857050205
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, New Arrivals OS, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Personal Development, Reference
- Author(s) Umberto Eco
- Publisher Quercus Publishing
- Weight 0.816 kg
On Beauty is neither a history of art, nor a history of aesthetics, but Umberto Eco draws on both these disciplines to define the ideas of beauty that have informed us from the classical world to modern times. In terms of form and style, On Beauty has been conceived for a vast and diverse readership. Packed with examples from painting, sculpture, architecture, film, photography, the decorative arts and literature, it offers a rich and intelligent panorama of this huge subject.