This description of the psychology of artistic creativity, focusing on the visual arts and music, shows that, in addition to conscious, intellectual critical powers, both the child and the creative artist rely on an unconscious, intuitive critical process to give shape to their view of the world.
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"One of the most intelligent books ever written about the psychology of artistic creativity. . . . as relevant to the present situation of psychology as it is to the present situation of art." --John Russell, The Sunday Times (London) "In his remarkable study he has evolved an altogether new psychology of the artist and the art-work which accounts particularly for the development, significance, possibilities and limitations of modern abstract art." -- The Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001507638
Book Description Weidenfeld, London, 1993. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. B/w Plts., Prev. own. inscript. on FFEP, o/w NF. This is one of the most intelligent books ever written about the psychology of artistic creativity, and it is relevant to the present situation of psychology as it is to the present situation of art. A groundbreaking work, the hidden order of art creates a fusion of aesthetics and clinical psychology, providing a challenging insight into the workings of the creative process. Size: Octavo. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 000002
Book Description Weidenfeld London 1993, 1993. 19.5 x 11.0cms, 318pp, very good paperback (tanned paper) This book investigates the role of the unconscious in the formal organisation of artworks and traces the theme of 'the dying god' as the psychological core of great literature, painting and music. Bookseller Inventory # 150783
Book Description London, United Kingdom: Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 1993. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Softcover, no DJ. Published 1993. Copyright 1993. 306 pages. Book is in Very Good condition. Full-color pictorial front cover still bright and clean. Binding is bright and tight. Small dent on crown of spine. Pages and spine are square and tight. No markings or writing within pages. Includes a section in the middle with reproductions of black and white photos and works of art. Bookseller Inventory # Fred7-3145