Rudolf Arnheim

Rudolf Arnheim

psychologist, one of the founders of modern psychology of art
A revolution must aim at the destruction of the given order and will succeed only by asserting an order of its own.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The principle of parsimony is valid esthetically in that the artist must not go beyond what is needed for his purpose.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No longer can we consider what the artist does to be a self-contained activity, mysteriously inspired from above, unrelated and unrelatable to other human activities. Instead, we recognize the exalted kind of seeing that leads to the creation of great art as an outgrowth of the humbler and more common activity of the eyes in everyday life. Just as the prosaic search for information is "artistic" because it involves giving and finding shape and meaning, so the artist's conceiving is an instrument of life, a refined way More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fundamental peculiarity of the photographic medium; the physical objects themselves print their image by means of the optical and chemical action of light.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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