The Essentials of Aesthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and Architecture

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CHAPTER XIII. REPRESENTATION IN THE ELEMENTS OF FORM IN THE ARTS OF SIGHT.

Correspondences in Arts of Sound and of Sight -- Size Representing Mental Estimate -- This Fact and Effects of Significance in Beauty -- Large Size and Nearness -- Same Principle in Architecture -- Resumé -- Massiveness or Touch Representing Mental Energy in Drawing -- Painting-- Sculpture -- Architecture -- Outlines Representing Mental Motive -- Their Meanings in the Human Form -- In Gestures of the Hands -- Fist -- Finger -- Fullhand -- Closing Gesture -- Opening Gesture -- Movements of Arms -- Gestures Inward and Outward -- Dramatic Gestures -- General Actuating Motives Represented in the Gestures -- Analogous Meanings in Natural Scenery, of Curves -- Of Straight Lines and Angles -- As Indicated by a Man's Use of them in Landscape-Gardening -- In Painting -- In Sculpture -- In Architecture -- Quality in Tone Representing Mental Feeling Finds Analogy in Colour -- Cold and Warm Colours -- Different Colours Corresponding to Different Qualities -- Normal Tone and Cold; Orotund Tone and Warm Colour -- Varied Colours and Exciting Effects -- Red and Trumpet -- Examples from Painting -- Colours in Human Coutenance -- In Sculpture -- In Architecture -- Colours in Representing Distance -- Applied to Buildings -- Mixed Colours -- Black -- Black with Cold. Colours -- With Warm Colours -- White with Cold Colours -- With Warm Colours -- Conclusion .

JUST as the elements representing thought or emotion in the arts of sound are traceable, primarily, to those of elocution, so the same, in the arts of sight, are traceable, primarily, to those of gesture. It is through the use of the body, but particularly of the hands, that we learn both to recognise and to make things that have, or do not have,

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