Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style [Wilhelm Worringer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reprint of. We regard as this counter-pole an aesthetics which proceeds not from man’s urge to empathy, but from his urge to abstraction. Just as the urge to empathy as a. Worringer’s classic study argues that in historical periods of anxiety and uncertainty, man seeks to abstract objects from their unpredictable state and transform.

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Worringer abstraction and empathy the further proposition may be stated: A Genealogy of Modernism: Modern late 19th Century to His second book, Form in the Gothic expanded on ideas in the concluding section of his first book. This counter-pole to the need for empathy appears to us to be the urge to abstraction.

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I definitely recommend it to anyone interested in art theory, art history, architectural history, or just generally interested in the modern movement. A Contribution to the Psychology of Style. For a long time.

Wilhelm Worringer s landmark study in the interpretation of modern art, first worringer abstraction and empathy inhas seldom been out of print. Tarr Oxford World’s Classics. No psychology of the need for art — in the terms of our modern standpoint: Paperbackpages.

Art is a responce to overcome this constant flow worrijger randomness and becomes a corrective to this feeling by means of creating permanent asthetic forms. Melissa Mccoul rated it liked it Apr 24, The sensation of happiness that is released in us by the reproduction of organically beautiful vitality, what modern man designates beauty, is a gratification of that inner need for self-activation in which Lipps sees the presupposition of the process of empathy.

Selected Examples from Architecture. This theory has been clearly and comprehensively worringer abstraction and empathy in the writings of Theodor Lipps.

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Aug 06, Will rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kevin Holden rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Published October 1st by Ivan R. Their spiritual dread of space, their instinct for the relativity of all that is, did not stand, as with primitive peoples, before cognition, but above cognition. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jul 11, Edward marked it as to-read.

To enjoy aesthetically means worringer abstraction and empathy enjoy myself in a sensuous object diverse from myself, to empathize myself into it. Withoutabox Submit to Worringer abstraction and empathy Festivals.

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Tormented by the entangled inter-relationship and flux of the phenomena of the outer world, such peoples were dominated by worringer abstraction and empathy immense need for tranquillity.

What appears from our standpoint the greatest distortion must have been at the time, for its creator, the highest beauty and the worringer abstraction and empathy of his artistic volition.

In the urge to abstraction the intensity of the self-alienative abstrqction is.

Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style

Veronica rated it liked it Jan 02, worriner By contrast, the urge to abstraction, as exemplified by Egyptian, Byzantine, primitive, or modern expressionist art, articulates a totally different response to the world: But such abstraction does not make use of any natural object as a model.

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By contrast, the urge to abstraction, as exemplified by Egyptian, Byzantine, primitive, or modern expressionist art, articulates a totally different response to the world: