In 2021, on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Trieste members of the GTA (Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications) offered a series of online, monthly “excursions”, held in Italian, on the “question of the language” in its various aspects: linguistic, psychological, philosophical and historic-cultural. The tenth excursion was led by Laura Messina-Argenton, Senior Scholar of the University of Padua, on the topic: “The versifying of Dante and its ‘perceptual meaning’ (in the terms of Alberto Argenton)”.
Arte e espressione, studi e ricerche di psicologia dell’arte, published by Alberto Argenton in 2008, for the types of the publisher Il Poligrafo, was translated into English and published by the publisher Routledge, in 2019, under the title Art and Expression: Studies in the Psychology of Art. The English edition was edited by Ian Verstegen
Ian Verstegen published a new book, which further deepen the knowledge of the media theory developed by Arnheim.
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.
VSAC 2018 – The Visual Science of Art Conference – dedicates a Symposium in memory of Alberto Argenton, entitled Art and Expression.
The name of the symposium is the same as a book written by Argenton in 2008, which will be published by Routledge in the coming months: Art and Expression. Studies in the Psychology of Art.
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
The last article written by Alberto Argenton – Is Arnheim just a formalist? – was published posthumously in Gestalt Theory, issue 3/2015.
It is with great pleasure and pride that I would like to announce a piece of news that concerns me – namely the publication of a book. The book was edited by two colleagues...