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Rudolf Arnheim

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At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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A system is in equilibrium when the forces constituting it are arranged in such a way as to compensate each other, like the two weights pulling at the arms of a pair of scales.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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The least touchable object in the world is the eye.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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Good art theory must smell of the studio, although its language should differ from the household talk of painters and sculptors.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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In many instances, order is apprehended first of all by the senses.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency.

— Rudolf Arnheim

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" Arnheim moved to England in 1939 where he took on a position as a radio translator with BBC Radio in which as a person was speaking he translated from German to English and vice versa. ISBN 978-0-520-20478-2. He himself said that his major books are Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye (1954) Visual Thinking (1969) and The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts (1982) but it is Art and Visual Perception for which he was most widely known.

[according to whom?]. Revised enlarged and publiRudolf Arnheimd as a New Version in 1974 it has been translated into 14 languages and is very likely one of the most widely read and influential art books of the twentieth century. Rudolf Arnheim (July 15 1904 – June 9 2007) was a German-born author art and film theorist and perceptual psychologist.

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