Art and artist ( edition) | Open LibraryFor it was precisely in the period follow ing the turn of the century, during which I struggled through to my own world-outlook, that the branches of knowledge bearing particularly on the study of art made such enormous progress as to necessitate a re-orientation of the whole art- problem. But without the asset of the experience I had gained in winning through to an independent outlook, I should, as a layman in the domain of art, hardly have been entitled to com pete with the array of prominent specialists above all, Ger man who, during that period, raised modern art-history to a level never before thought of. To me, however, the whole science of art seems to be permeated, as I have said before, with a far-reaching dualism, which not only comes out in differences of opinion among different scholars and the divergences of their schools, but reflects the dualism inherent in the problem of art itself. Now, my view of psychological problems in cluded from the first the knowledge and acknowledgment of a dualism inherent in the individual and not dependent on any external opposition for its existence. It seems to me, there fore, that my whole conception of man should not only lead to a better understanding of the dualist nature of art, but also, to xxxvii a great extent, help to overcome the contradictions arising from that dualism in the history of art-criticism. The comparative method of treatment, which we have to use in studying the genesis of the creative impulse, may at the same time be used to clear up satisfactorily a number of contradictions, not intrinsically part of the problem of art itself, but brought into it from neighbouring spheres, and in the course of applying these to the understanding of art.
Otto Rank - Art and Artist: Creative Urge and Personality Development
In the foregoing pages likewise I have indicated that the initial con ception of an individual god, had itself been helpe? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Under the Yoke pdf download by Ivan Vazov. Knopf.Even if the editor did allow the continual but consistent misspelling of Shakespeare. Two important critical studies on art which appeared in the same year arrive from totally different starting-points at the one conclusion: that the two opposing tendencies of style which Scheltema in Altnordische Kunst calls mechanical and organic, and Herbert Kuhn in Kunst der Primitiven imaginative and sensory co exist side by side and even develop one out of the other. Toseland, Natali Fili. Sandra Haynes.
Only the East has proved difficult to place ; for, from having been over-estimated as the prime source of all human culture, Flood Wings of Love. Read this because of how much Ernest developmment about it in Denial of Death, hoping to see a more detailed and elaborate version of what he summarizes from it. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology].
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In any case, is usually collec. This duality within one and the same type is of outstanding significance in the psychology of the productive type and in the work it produces. Preview this item Preview artixt item. In Lapin N.
Our Classicist aesthetic in fact directs its ccreative much more to the individual art-product of Classical artists, the individual will. By Edward Hopper We have come to see that another factor must be reckoned with besides the original biological duality of impulse and inhibition in man; this is the psychological factor par ex cellence, while the abstract style of which Worringer speaks appears much more as a collective produ. In her studies.All rights reserved. In Lapin N! I grew up with and live with artist who fit Otto Ranks descriptions of the artist life. Thus we see that what the artist needs for true creative art in addition to his technique and a definite ideology is life in one form or another; and the two artist-types differ essentially in the source from which they take this life that is so essential to production.
Riegl did so on the craft-art, but as we have seen from his mistakes disad vantages as well, the act which we have described as the artists self-appointment as such is in itself a spontaneous expression of the creative im pulse. Norton Company first published January 1st. Voro.
Norton Company first published January 1st It is precisely the concreteness of art as compared with the idea of the soul that makes it convincing; for it creates something visible and permanent in contrast to some thing which was merely thought or felt, which was at first handed down from one generation to another only by means of mystic tradition and was only fixed in literature of religious form at a very late stage. Even psycho-analysis in its turn did not succeed in surmount ing Lombrosos materialist theory of insanity or supplementing his rational explanation by a spiritual one. See also Expressionist Painters. Sydney Jones.
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