Solso, Robert L. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ART AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE CONSCIOUS BRAIN
Cambridge, MA, United States The MIT Press 2003 0262693321 / 9780262693325 First Thus, 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
xvi, + 278pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections. Intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawings and graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated ('Rider' by Lao Jai, Beijing) card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. "How did the human brain evolve so that art and an appreciation of art could develop? In 'The Psychology of Art and the Evolution of the Conscious Brain', Robert Solso descibes how a consciousness that evolved for other purposes perceives and creates art." Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Introduction, 8 chapters, Notes, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 505g.