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Art and the creative consciousness. Introd. by René Huyghe.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1972] .
ISBN 9780130467065, 0130467065, 0130467553, 9780130467553

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Subjects Art -- Philosophie.
Art -- Philosophy.
Art -- Psychologie.
Art -- Psychology.
Ästhetik.
Esthetische ervaring.
Kreativität.
Kunst.
Psychologische aspecten.
Description xii, 212 pages illustrations (some color) 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Here is an excerpt. If you like where Collier goes with this you'll like the rest of the book: "I believe we make a mistake if we think that modern man is a rational creature. While it is a mark of primitive man to respond directly to the non logical and less rationally defensible images projected by the psyche, similar primitive or elemental responses lurk behind the civilized faced of which we are so proud. For example, we might be somewhat amused by the cave dweller's belief that because he possessed the image of an animal he had gained some power capable of controlling the creature's life. But do we not believe something of the sort when we cherish the photograph of someone important to us and think carefully as to where it should be placed - where is the place we can contemplate it the most effectively? Can we honestly say that in possessing this image of a person we do not feel that some intangible link exists between us and them? And could we willfully and with passion deface the photograph without the irrational thought overtaking us that we had done some harm to the relationship and to the person concerned?""--Customer review, Amazon.com.
Contents First, why bother -- Beauty and the beast -- The compass points of consciousness -- Unconscious and the persistence of elemental imagery -- Inspiration -- Transformations -- The imagination and time : an obsession -- The trinity of space, light and time -- Color as sensation, expression, symbol and structure [Colour] -- Primitivism and magic : possession and participation -- From abstraction to the Abstract -- Art of negative capability : Dada and "pop."
Network Numbers (OCoLC)354329
(OCoLC)ocm00354329
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WorldCat Identities Collier, Graham.
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