Rudolf Arnheim

Rudolf Arnheim

psychologist, one of the founders of modern psychology of art
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]
The arts are neglected because they are based on perception, and perception is disdained because it is not assumed to involve thought.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A cloud can look like a camel, but a camel is unlikely to look like a cloud. This is so because the signifier must be able to stand for the whole category of the signified. The cloud looks like all camels, but no camel looks like all clouds.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some popular quotations smell of airless closets. They exhale the stale imagination of the intellectual lower middle class. "Suspension of disbelief" has become one of them. Dressed up as a scintillating double negation, it serves the pedestrian notion of art as illusion.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom, since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.More Rudolf Arnheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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