Move Closer; An Intimate Philosophy of Art

John Armstrong, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2000, 196 pp. illus . 0-374-10596-0. *****

 A really fine book on looking at art and architecture with a fresh eye. Practical ideas on encouraging reverie, association of ideas, use of the senses and much more. Many fine examples, often not well-known, which are discussed in considerable depth and with wit and keen insight. The author is a director of the Aesthetic Programme at the University of London.

About thompsondavid

Artist, Italophile, happily retired software person. I read widely and am constantly finding wonderful things to discover and share. BA in English Literature, Masters in Library Science.
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