Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item has an extended shipping time. The typical delivery time is 2 weeks.

Published: 01 July 2020

372 Pages


ISBN: 9780190089818

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Art Scents

Exploring the Aesthetics of Smell and the Olfactory Arts

Larry Shiner

Thinking Art

  • Presents a broad and comprehensive survey of the field of the olfactory arts and the aesthetic uses of smell
  • Engages with both aesthetic and ethical issues related to the use of smell in artistic creations
  • Contributes to current debates over the nature of art and aesthetic experience by arguing for broader concepts of art and the aesthetic that include the so-called "lower" senses