Rudolf Arnheim

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Rudolf Arnheim

Rudolf Arnheim

A system is in equilibrium when the forces constituting it are arranged in such a way as to compensate each other, like the two weights pulling at the arms of a pair of scales.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:20]
All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:26]
As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:40]
At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:46]
All it says is that a large sum of elements may have properties not found in a smaller sample of them.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:55]
Entropy theory is indeed a first attempt to deal with global form; but it has not been dealing with structure.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:02]
Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:07]
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 [11/14/2011 11:11:15]
Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:27]
Good art theory must smell of the studio, although its language should differ from the household talk of painters and sculptors.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:36]
In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:42]
In many instances, order is apprehended first of all by the senses.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:48]
Man's striving for order, of which art is but one manifestation, derives from a similar universal tendency throughout the organic world; it is also paralleled by, and perhaps derived from, the striving towards the state of simplest structure in physical systems.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:54]
Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:00]
Now equilibrium is the very opposite of disorder.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:06]
Order is a necessary condition for anything the human mind is to understand.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:10]
Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:17]
The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but using the concept of order just the same are evident if one examines the present terminology of information theory.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:22]
The arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:31]
No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:36]
The clarification of visual forms and their organization in integrated patterns as well as the attribution of such forms to suitable objects is one of the most effective training grounds of the young mind.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:43]
The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:52]
What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:58]
The least touchable object in the world is the eye.
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The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical.More Rudolf Arnheim [11/14/2011 11:11:19]

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