It is improbable that more nonsense has been written about aesthetics than about anything else: the literature of the subject is not large enough for that (Clive Bell)

Index

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Index

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"Where I Stand"
Norris Kelly Smith
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Introduction

The Lost Tavolette

On the Relation of Perspective to Character

Two Allegiances

Perspectives on the Last Supper

An Eccentric Stance (Uccello)

Family and Church

End of the Matter

Epilogue

My Conclusions






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John White:
The Birth and Rebirth of Pictorial Space
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Introduction

Upper Church of San Francesco, Assisi

Giotto: The Arena Chapel

Giotto: Bardi and Peruzzi Chapels

Early Sienese Masters

Maso Di Banco

Lorenzetti

Late 14th C. Painting and the Meaning of the Picture

The Development of the Theory of Artificial Perspective

Masaccio

Masolino

Donatello and Ghiberti

Filippo Lippi

Illusionism and Perspective

Manuscript Illumination in France

Spatial Design in Antiquity

Present Problems

My Conclusions






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Martin Kemp:
The Science of Art: Optical Themes in Western Art from Brunelleschi to Seurat
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The Science of Art: Introduction

Linear Perspective from Brunelleschi to Leonardo

Linear Perspective from Durer to Galileo

Linear Perspective from Rubens to Turner

Machines and Marvels

Seeing, Knowing, and Creating

Color

Coda






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Meyer Schapiro:

Words, Script, and Pictures: Semiotics of Visual Language ****************************************************


The Artist's Reading of a Text

Theme of State, Theme of Action

Frontal and Profile as Symbolic Form

Script in Pictures

Conclusion 










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Georg Simmel:

Rembrandt: An Essay in the Philosophy of Art ****************************************************




Rembrandt: The Expression of Inner Life

Individualization and the General

Religious Art

Conclusion





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Eric Kandel:
The Age of Insight
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Preface

Vienna, 1900, An Inward Turn

The Depiction of Modern Women's Sexuality (Klimt)

The Depiction of the Psyche in Art  (Kokoshka)

The Fusion of Eroticism, Aggression, and Anxiety  (Schiele)

The Top Down Processing of Information

The Artistic Depiction of Emotion

The Beholder's Share

Conclusion




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Ernst Gombrich:
The Preference for the Primitive
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Introduction

Plato's Preferencs

The Ascendency of the Sublime

The Pre-Raphaelite Ideal

The Quest for Spirituality

The Emancipation of Formal Values

The Twentieth Century

Primitive in What Sense

Conclusion 





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The Blue Rider Almanac
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Franz Marc


David Burliuk


August Macke


Roger Allard


Erwin Von Busse


Obituary for Eugen Kahler


Kandinsky: On the Question of Form


Vasily Rozanov


Preface


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Kandinsky : Concerning the Spiritual in Art ****************************************************


Cocerning the Spiritual in Art

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