Reflections on Art: A Source Book of Writings by Artists, Critics, and Philosophers

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Index
Academicism, 247, 248-249, 254-255
Adams, Henry, 344, 355
Aeschylus, 98, 100, 101, 102
Aesthetic criticism, proper task of, 35 distance, 79-90 experience: contemplation of visual and auditory responses per se, 5-7; disembodiment of emotions in, 7; Kant's "disinterested satisfaction," 30-31; three characteristics, 42-43 expression, 53-54 meaning, paradox of, 62-70 object, 5; aesthetically qualified, 42; singularity of, 186; as symbol, 43 phenomena, constant because of rhythm, 190 significance, 48-53 value, 34, 35 See also Aesthetics
Aesthetics empathist, 10 expressionist, 10 sensationist, 10 See also Art, Beauty
Albersheim, G., 177, 181
Anthes, Otto, 336 Architecture, redefinition of style of, 342-356
Aristotle, 92, 93, 94-95, 143
Art aim, 10, 11, 71 and craftsmanship, 240-242 criteria, 11 definition, 23 dynamic factors, 73-75 emotion in, 10-11, 38 and feeling, 10-36 function of, 10 modes of time in, 161-173 nature of, 71 objective feeling in, 23 purpose and meaning of, 34 rhythm the essence of, 193 rooted in imitation, 95 science becomes, 21 true significance of, 36 two worlds, of design and of experience, 194-195 See also Arts, Work of art
Art for art's sake, 37, 39
Arts, plastic, time in, 122-141. See also Architecture, Ballet, Drama, Music, Poetry, Tragedy
Association, fused, 55
Augustine, St., 131
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 138, 154, 156, 159, 162, 308
Bacon, Francis, 125
Badet, Regina, 235
Baensch, Otto, xi, xii
Baldwin, Stanley, 95
Ballet, 234-239

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • Beauty as Feeling 3
  • Art and Feeling 10
  • Beauty and Significance 37
  • The Paradox of Aesthetic Meaning 62
  • On the Problem of Artistic Form 71
  • The Aesthetic Problem of Distance 79
  • The Nature of Dramatic Illusion 91
  • Music and Silence. 103
  • Time in the Plastic Arts 122
  • Bergsonism and Music 142
  • Music and Duration 152
  • Notes on the Superposition of Temporal Modes in the Works of Art 161
  • The Concept of "Tonal Body" 174
  • The Essence of Rhythm 186
  • Morphological Poetics 202
  • A Boston Criticism of Whitman 229
  • Modern Ballet 234
  • Art and Craftsmanship 240
  • The Eye Is A Part of the Mind 243
  • On the Problem of Musical Hearing 262
  • The Image in the Rock 298
  • Problems of A Song-Writer 301
  • The Histrionic Experience 311
  • Sketch for A Pychology of the Moving Pictures 317
  • Music and Myth in Their Mutual Relation 328
  • Modern Architecture: Toward A Redefinition of Style 342
  • Index 357
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