Artists' intentions and artwork meanings: some complications.


Artists' intentions are among the primary data retrieved by art appreciators. However, artistic creation is not always deliberate; artists sometimes fail in their intentions; artists' achievements depend on artworld roles, not only intentions; factors external to the artist contribute to artwork meaning; artworks stand apart from their creators; and… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X12001598


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@article{Davies2013ArtistsIA, title={Artists' intentions and artwork meanings: some complications.}, author={Stephen Davies}, journal={The Behavioral and brain sciences}, year={2013}, volume={36 2}, pages={138-9} }