TITLE

The Rationale of Deformation

AUTHOR(S)
Arnheim, Rudolf
PUB. DATE
December 1983
SOURCE
Art Journal;Dec83, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the perceptual dynamics of pictorial deviations from the norm and the specific kinds of deviations that characterize caricature. Role of satire and humor in the history of art; Assumption that the essential property of artistic representation is its reliance on perceptual dynamics; Ways of dealing with the morphology of deviation; Criteria that distinguish caricature from art.
ACCESSION #
5492690

 

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