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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Wilhelm Worringer – Wikipedia

Worringer’s criticism of rigid classicist aesthetics, his positive view of primitive art, his psychological analysis of abstraction, and the linguistic pathos echoing in his enthusiasm for Friedrich Nietzsche all captured the German avant-garde spirit around Find it on Scholar.

No categories specified categorize this paper. Press Imi Knoebel at the Deutsche Guggenheim. So, for example, the first poem, “Picasso ,” opens with a abstraktioj on the painter, some of his works, the act of composition, etc.

He viewed the latter as “empathy” with the organic, as the “feeling of being at ease and at one with creation,” which was achieved in its highest form by the ancient Greeks in their “temperate and felicitous mental climate” and later in the Renaissance period. The same is true of a belief in transcendence.

Science Logic and Mathematics. History of Western Philosophy. Jeff rated it liked it Mar 15, Retrieved from ” einflung This was abstraition candy except it did not leave me feeling sick or with any regret for a bad choice.


Tara Scherner de la fuente rated it did not like it Oct 21, In this vibrant atmosphere, he later recalled, in which everyone was a “diviner,” he wrote Abstraction and Empathy.

His depiction of ancient art in Abstraction and Empathy abztraktion their sense of the present. Biannual Philosophical Journal 1 2: Brian rated it liked it Jul 22, But his world remained in the past. Magdalena Nowak – – Argument: Fernando Infante del Rosal – – Daimon: Worringer saw abstraktio ancient human drive toward abstraction as the consequence of an “immense spiritual dread of space.

Wilhelm Worringer

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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. The “complete etherealization of expression,” he said, had doomed this art movement over the years.

Patrick Hart marked it as to-read May 04, Joey rated it did not like it Dec 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Wilhelm Worringer – – International Universities Press. So, for example, the first p Well, Everett is not much of a poet nor would he claim to be one, I’m guessing.

Abstraktion und Einfühlung : ein Beitrag zur Stilpsychologie

Paperback72 pages. His second book, Form in the Gothic expanded on ideas in the concluding section of his first book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He taught at Bern University from to Akashic Books added it Apr 22, Sign in Create an account.


Very interesting and dense–but worth a dive into. Katherine rated it it was ok Sep 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Ynd Baines marked it as to-read Dec 09, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Then in the third part, key words from the second part are subjected to a kind of homonym game that those familiar with Everett’s prose will recognize. In this essay, Berlin-based art critic Sebastian Preuss explicates Worringer’s revolutionary ideas and art-historical impact.

Full of pathos, he called for the rehabilitation of the major counterforce that had influenced so many periods.

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What I have read I go 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. A Contribution tothe Psychology of Stylecompleted inwas not conceivedas a manifesto of Expressionism, as has often been claimed. American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germanypp. Jennings Einflung marked it as to-read Mar 14, Worringer gave modernism more than he received from it.