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A philosophical study of fundamental concepts in delivering the two-dimensional rendition of basic forms. Starting in the late 1950s, the artist posed himself multiple problems about pictorial perception discovered when rendering form, then created 70 black-and-white plates and 20 figures, each a separate work of art, to illustrate the effort. The accompanying text discusses his reflections on his successes and failures and his philosophy regarding the artistic attempt in general, a personal aesthetics.
Jamestown, Rhode Island
philosophy, art, forms, design, aesthetics
Art and Design
von Gumppenberg, Johannes H., "The Formulation of a Graphic Language" (2015). Johannes von Gumppenberg Books. 2.