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Savedoff, Barbara E.. The art object
1989, British Journal of Aesthetics 29 (2):160-167.
Added by: Chris Blake-Turner, Contributed by: Christy Mag Uidhir

Abstract: The art work cannot be identified simply with a physical object, there has been an emphasis on the importance of theory context, and convention and a corresponding de-emphasis of the importance of the physical object for the identification of a work. In the hurry to abandon the object and to adopt theory as the means of identifying the art work, the importance of the object in that identification has sometimes been underestimated.

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