Rudolf Arnheim Quotes

Rudolf Arnheim Quotes: No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple. In certain cultures, an overall symmetry may conceal the complexity of the work at first glance.
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Rudolf Arnheim Quote: Form is sometimes considered a mere spice added by the artist to the representation of objects in order to make it pleasurable.
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Quotes about Rudolf Arnheim: Both art and science are bent on the understanding of the forces that shape existence, and both call for a dedication to what is. Neither of them can tolerate capricious subjectivity because both are subject to their criteria of truth. Both require precision, order, and discipline because no comprehensible statement can be made without these. Both accept the sensory world as what the Middle Ages called signatura regrum, the signature of things, but in quite different ways.
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Quote about Rudolf Arnheim: The principle of parsimony is valid esthetically in that the artist must not go beyond what is needed for his purpose.
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Rudolf Arnheim Sayings: Television is a new, hard test of our wisdom. If we succeed in mastering the new medium it will enrich us. But it can also put our mind to sleep. We must not forget that in the past the inability to transport immediate experience and to convey it to others made the use of language necessary and thus compelled the human mind to develop concepts. For in order to describe things one must draw the general from the specific; one must select, compare, think. When communication can be achieved by pointing with the finger, however, the mouth grows silent, the writing hand stops, and the mind shrinks.
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Rudolf Arnheim Saying: Some popular quotations smell of airless closets. They exhale the stale imagination of the intellectual lower middle class.
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Sayings about Rudolf Arnheim: The arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude. No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.
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Saying about Rudolf Arnheim: 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
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