Areas of Innovation in Arts: Innovation and Where to Look for It

  • Ivan PantelićEmail author
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Arts is here primarily understood as Fine Arts, (outcomes of) art developed to be appreciated primarily for their imaginative, aesthetic, interactive, or intellectual content, and is to be distinguished from applied arts, which also have to serve certain practical functions. Arts can serve purpose, but they do not exist solely for this. It could be argued that all the arts are serving certain purposes, ones beyond the obvious, namely,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent Artist and Researcher ViennaAustria

Section editors and affiliations

  • David F. J. Campbell
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    • 2
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  1. 1.Unit for Quality Enhancement (UQE)University of Applied Arts ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (iff), Institute of Science Communication and Higher Education Research (WIHO)Alpen-Adria-University KlagenfurtViennaAustria
  3. 3.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  4. 4.Department for Continuing Education Research and Educational Management, Centre for Educational Management and Higher Education DevelopmentDanube University KremsKremsAustria