Tag: psychology of art

ECHOES from VSAC 2018

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VSAC 2018 (The Visual Science of Art Conference) was held in Trieste from 24 to 26 August, organizedby Rossana Actis-Grosso and Daniele Zavagno, as a satellite conference of ECVP 2018 (European Conference on Visual Perception), coordinated by Tiziano Agostini, that took place from 26 to 30 August, also in Trieste.

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At VSAC 2018, research on pictorial continuous narrative, designed by Alberto Argenton

Pictorial continuous narratives: Perceptual-representational strategies is the title of the research by Ian Verstegen, Tamara Prest, Laura Messina Argenton, and Alberto Argenton (†) that will be presented at the symposium Representation of events and dynamic content in the visual arts, chaired by Rossana Actis-Grosso

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Alberto Argenton (2015), Is Arnheim just a formalist?, Gestalt Theory, 37(3), 219-234.

2015 Special issue

Alberto Argenton (2015), Is Arnheim just a formalist?, Gestalt Theory, 37(3), 219-234.
Summary
The claim often made against Arnheim that he is a formalist is a ridiculous criticism to make, as I will try to prove in the course of this article, after mentioning some of the theoretical assumptions that Arnheim makes. Furthermore, in my opinion, such a criticism is a symptom of an underlying misunderstanding which, in various guises, is apparent in the works of numerous scholars, when they refer to, analyse, or evaluate the constituent constructs (and some of them in particular) of Arnheim’s theory.

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