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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Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 17 June On the other hand I have reason to hope that a reader who is attuned to the hidden substructure antoj art will find no difficulty in following the diffuse and scattered structure of my exposition.
Gary Hatfield – – Oxford University Press. The Child’s Vision of the World 2. Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Training Spontaneity through the Intellect.
A reader who cannot take ‘flying leaps’ over portions of technical information which he cannot understand will become of necessity a rather narrow specialist.
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There is of course an intrinsic order in the progress of the book. He fled Austria immediately after the Anschluss with Germany in and settled ehrenzwsig England with his brother Albert Ehrenzweig and parents following him later that year. As he cannot integrate their divergent functions, true chaos ensues. The Age of Insight: Science Logic and Mathematics. It is an advantage therefore to retain some of the child’s syncretistic ability, in order to escape excessive specialization.
But fortunately this does not really matter. Frank Tallis – – Profile Books. The modern artist may attack his own reason and single-track thought; but a new order is already in the making. Even the most persuasive and logical argument cannot make up for his lack of sensitivity. 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.
The first chapters deal with familiar technical and professional problems of the artist. 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 ehrenzqeig. All artistic structure is essentially ‘polyphonic’; it evolves not in anon single line of thought, but in several superimposed strands at once.
As he cannot integrate their divergent functions, true chaos ensues. They ultimately evade all conscious control. May I, then, ask the reader not to be irritated by the obscurity of some of the material, to take out from the book what appeals to him and leave the rest unread?
This book is certainly not for the man who can digest his information only within a well-defined range of technical terms.
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May I, then, ask the reader not to be irritated by the obscurity of some of the material, to take out from the book what appeals to him and leave the rest unread? The unconscious functions overcome and fragment the conscious surface sensibilities and tear reason into shreds.
He abandoned his law career after returning to London while his brother who left for America in started an entirely new career there in the Common Law and became an eminent Conflicts of Laws professor at Berkeley California.
Ehrenzweig was born into an eminent Jewish legal family in Vienna with Czech and Galician roots. Gradually aspects move into ehrenzweiig that defy this kind of rational analysis. Reason may seem to be cast aside for a moment.
First Published in Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology. Hence creativity requires a diffuse, scattered kind of attention that contradicts our normal logical habits of thinking. It is an advantage therefore to retain some of the child’s syncretistic ehrezweig, in order to escape excessive specialization.
But as time passes by the ‘hidden order’ in art’s substructure the work of unconscious form creation rises to the surface. A publisher’s reader once objected to my lack of focus.
In a way this kind of reading needs what I will call a syncretistic approach. They are still able to profit from this incomplete understanding. The Dark Ground of Spirit: