Results 1 – 12 of 16 The Hidden Order of Art: A Study in the Psychology of Artistic Imagination. May 24, by Anton Ehrenzweig. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. British Journal of Medical Psychology · Volume 21, Issue 3 · British Journal of Medical Psychology banner. UNCONSCIOUS FORM‐CREATION IN ART. ANTON.
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Is it too high a claim to say that the polyphonic argument of my book must be read with this creative type of attention? Unconscious Scanning Part II: The unconscious functions overcome and fragment the conscious surface sensibilities and tear reason into shreds.
What he meant was that the argument had a tendency to jump from high psychological theory to highly practical recipes for art teaching and the ehrenweig scientific jargon mixed with mundane everyday language. Yet owing to the powers of the creative mind real disaster is averted. They had one child Anthony Ehrenzweig born Aesthetic Perception in Aesthetics.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Dark Ground of Spirit: Hence creativity requires a diffuse, scattered kind of attention that contradicts our normal logical habits of thinking. The Times Digital Archive. On the other hand I have reason to hope that a reader who is attuned to the hidden substructure of art will find no difficulty in following the diffuse and scattered structure of my exposition.
It is an advantage therefore to retain some of the child’s syncretistic ability, in order to escape excessive specialization. The principal ideas of the book can be understood even if the reader follows only one of the many lines of the discussion.
In a way this kind of reading needs what I eehrenzweig call a syncretistic approach.
A reader who cannot take ‘flying leaps’ over portions of technical information which he cannot understand will become of necessity a rather narrow specialist. Enveloping Pictorial Space 9. Defining Art, Creating the Canon: My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The Scattered and Buried God Child art too goes for the total structure without bothering about analytic details. Even the most persuasive and logical argument cannot make up for herenzweig lack of sensitivity. Modern art seems truly chaotic.
The Three Phases of Creativity 8. The creative thinker is capabte of alternating between differentiated and undifferentiated modes of thinking, harnessing them together to give him service for solving very definite tasks.
But fortunately this does not really matter. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. I realize that the apparently chaotic and scattered structure of my writing fits the subject matter of this book, which deals with the deceptive chaos in art’s vast substructure. Michael Snodgrass – – American Journal of Psychology 4: This ability of understanding- and it is an ability may be due to their syncretistic capacity to comprehend a total structure rather than analysing single elements.
Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology. Children can listen breathlessly to a tale of which they understand only little. The conflict proves to be akin to the conflict of single-track thought and ‘polyphonic’ scattered attention which I have described. University of California Press- Art – pages.
But fortunately this does not really matter. In this way a profound conflict between conscious and unconscious spontaneous control comes forward. Children can listen breathlessly to a tale of which they understand only little.
This enables me to read technical books with some profit even if I am not conversant with some of the technical terms. The modern artist may attack his own reason and single-track thought; but a new order is already in the making.
Disambiguating Conscious and Unconscious Influences: Books Digital Products Journals.
Child art too goes for the total structure without bothering about analytic details. So why bother about him?
About the Book From the Preface: Contents Order in Chaos. They are still able to profit from this incomplete understanding. The creative thinker is capabte of alternating between differentiated and undifferentiated modes of thinking, harnessing them together to give him service for solving very definite tasks.