Wilhelm Robert Worringer was a German art historian known for his theories about abstract art Abstraction and Empathy (Abstraktion und Einfühlung, ); Form in the Gothic (Formprobleme der Gotik, ); Old German Book Illustration . Abstraktion und Einfühlung by Wilhelm Worringer; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Art, Philosophy, Aesthetics, Abstract Art. Abstraktion Und Einfühlung Ein Beitrag Zur Stilpsychologie Die Philosophie Schopenhauers im Lichte der sprachlichen Abstraktion. Mit einem Hinweis auf die.

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His claim that “we sense ourselves in the forms of a work of art” led to a formula, “The aesthetic sense is an objectivized sense of the self. Brian rated it liked it Jul 22, They are tripartite in form.

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Abstraktion und Einfühlung by Percival Everett

Lists with This Book. He befriended Heinrich Mann and was part of the extended circle of the neo-Romantic poet Stefan George for a while. I Need to read more Everett.

Their color patches blossomed into abstract formations, their lines twisted into ecstatic ornamentation. The same is true of a belief in transcendence. Europe’s avant-garde in the Rhineland.

Fernando Infante del Rosal – – Daimon: If you said “cubism” fifteen times, you would be getting close to some of what Percival Everett, a famous novelist and gifted painter himself, is playing with in this new book of poems. Huai-yu Chen – – Modern Philosophy 4: Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Magdalena Nowak – – Argument: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Capturing the German Eye: Allison HedgeCoke rated it it was amazing Aug 01, He taught at Bern University from to Lots of name-checking here as well: Worringer’s volume made it possible to situate these innovations in an art-historical context.


In talks he gave in andhe distanced himself from Expressionism and the art that was popular when Abstraction and Empathy was first published.

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This entry has no external links. Nina marked it as to-read May 16, The nine stanzas 19 lines of the first part become seven lines on the previously quoted sentence.

What I have read I ubd back and forth between feeling stupid and marveling at his genius and ability to play with everything and make it all the more engaging and not like some exercise to demonstrate cleverness. On Herder and Comtemporary Chinese Aesthetics. Amar Baines marked it as to-read Dec 09, Even more so than Berlin, the city was at the center of avant-garde bohemian life at the time.

Inhe married Marta Schmitz, a friend of his sister Emmy, who became known as an artist under her married name of Marta Worringer. After doing military service in World War I, he taught for some years at Bonn University, where he became a professor in Tara Scherner de la fuente rated it did not like it Oct 21, In this way, a single leaf or a coiled-up sbstraktion can become an abstract, ornamental element.

There are many things in it for us. No trivia or quizzes yet. While Worringer did not reject classicist values per se, he did rail against the dogged classicism of the peoples who lived north of the Alps.

Jesse K rated it it was ok Mar 06, In Worringer’s first book, the widely read and influential Abstraction and Empathyhe divided art into two kinds: Through his influence on the art critic T. Out of political conviction, he didn’t publish anything during these einfjlung, and he was eyed with mistrust and considered unworthy of representing Germany in lectures abroad.


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From toWorringer lived in Munich. A Critique of Political Economy fromhe used the expression “abstract labor.

Bytotally twelve editions had appeared, with many more to follow, and the book was translated into nine languages. Rather than empathizing with nature like the Impressionists, they eruptively spread hard “crystalline” in Worringer’s view streams of paint across the canvas. Oct 29, Kevin Summers rated it it was ok Shelves: Die Philosophie Schopenhauers im Lichte der sprachlichen Abstraktion. His appearances were always a big event, drawing hundreds of listeners for his eloquence, unusual pictorial analyses, and interpretations of the world, as well as his theatrical slide shows.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Scott Woods rated it did not like it Dec 17, Often what stands in the way of art is art itself, a lingering abstrqktion that there is such a thing as beauty, especially universal beauty.

Well, Everett is not much of a poet nor would he claim einfhhlung be one, I’m guessing. I have read it and find it partly quite fine. His depiction of ancient art in Abstraction and Empathy sharpened their sense of the present.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. With youthful impartiality, Worringer, who unr in his mids, at the time of his writing, defied the conventions of the “materialistic method,” as he called the accustomed loyalty to facts in his field, boldly developing an universal model that encompassed art developments of every era.