Arnheim, Gestalt and Art: A Psychological Theory

By Ian Verstegen

Arnheim, Gestalt and artwork is the 1st book-length dialogue of the strong contemplating the psychologist of paintings, Rudolf Arnheim. Written as a whole review of Arnheim’s considering, it covers basic problems with the significance of mental dialogue of the humanities, the prestige of gestalt psychology, some of the feel modalities and media, and developmental concerns. by means of continuing in a path from basic to express after which continuing via dynamic methods as they spread in time (creativity, improvement, etc.), the e-book discovers an unappreciated solidarity to Arnheim’s considering. now not content material to easily summarize Arnheim’s thought, despite the fact that, Arnheim, artwork, and Gestalt is going directly to increase (and sometimes query) Arnheim’s findings with the modern result of gestalt-theoretical learn from all over the world, yet specifically in Italy and Germany. the result's a viable evaluation of the psychology of artwork with bridges equipped to modern examine, making Arnheim’s procedure dwelling and sustainable.

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