No time for ugliness
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No time for ugliness an appraisal of the American city. by American Institute of Architects.

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Photos derived from the motion picture, No time for ugliness.

LC ClassificationsHT123 .A663
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5979047M
LC Control Number66006849

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The Non-beautiful in Art and Theory. Author: Andrei Pop,Mechtild Widrich; Publisher: ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Ugliness is very much alive in the history of art. From ritual invocations of mythic monsters to the scare tactics of the early twentieth-century avant-garde, the cabinet of curiosities to the identity politics of today, the ugly. “Ugliness: A Cultural History is a provocative book because, while exploring our relationship to that which we brand as ugly (or beautiful), Gretchen Henderson forces us to reflect on our tastes and fears, our social conventions, and our everyday notions of justice. Such a call to attention is always very useful; in our prejudiced age it has. This book is the follow up to the previous volume On Beauty. Apparently beauty and ugliness are concepts that imply each other, and by ugliness we usually mean the opposite of beauty, so all we need do is define the first to understand the nature of the second. But the various manifestations of ugliness over the centuries are richer and more 5/5(2).   New medical treatments for 'conditions' such as short stature or anxiety are sweeping America. But it's society, not the patient, which is ill, says Carl Elliott.