Rembrandt an essay in the philosophy of art 1916

This seems to be an essential part of society which becomes a structure. Simmel also believed that social and cultural structures come to have a life of their own. It also allows some to be individualistic by deviating from the norm.

First are his assumptions about the psychological workings of social life. It also allows some to be individualistic by deviating from the norm. An interesting, if somewhat dated, collection of essays. The Stranger is close to us, insofar as we feel between him and ourselves common features of a national, social, occupational, or generally human, nature.

In the fifth volume of the Corpuswhich covers "small history paintings," the painting has been classified without further ado as a "re-attribution" by the current director of the RRP, Ernst van de Wetering. II, Vienna and Leipzig, Because World War I broke out, all academic activities and lectures were halted and lecture halls were converted to military hospitals.

Like Julius Held, [38] Clarke believes that the drawing dated ca.

The Art of the City: Rome, Florence, Venice

Personal life[ edit ] InGeorg married Gertrud Kinel, a philosopher who published under the pseudonym Marie-Luise Enckendorf, and under her own name.

His most microscopic work dealt with forms and the interaction that takes place with different types of people. It is the ineffable secret of this transmission itself, the ' thou art that ' of this mutus liber that is his painting, as if to permit an Occidental satori to a koan of his own devise.

As Van de Wetering notes, "the paint layers were covered with an extremely thick, yellowed layer of varnish, as a result of which it is very difficult to get any clear insight into its pictorial characteristics. In secret societies, groups are held together by the need to maintain the secret, a condition that also causes tension because the society relies on its sense of secrecy and exclusion.

With that in mind it is perhaps more useful to consider this collection as a snapshot of how people were thinking at the time as opposed to more contemporary perspectives. They lived a sheltered and bourgeois life, their home becoming a venue for cultivated gatherings in the tradition of the salon.

As financial transactions increase, some emphasis shifts to what the individual can do, instead of who the individual is. Hans Simmel physician, b. First are his assumptions about the psychological workings of social life.

There are many social roles in fashion and both objective culture and individual culture can have an influence on people.

Simmel also had a secret affair with his assistant Gertrud Kantorowiczwho bore him a daughter inthough this fact was hidden until after Simmel's death. In the triad group there is a possibility of a dyad forming within the triad thereby threatening the remaining individual's independence and causing them to become the subordinate of the group.

All that you see here—the architecture and all the other features—merely provided the occasion for the real work of Art, which lies in the distribution of light and dark.

Philosopher in Contemplation or Philosopher with an Open Book[ edit ] Philosopher with an Open Book by Salomon Koninck The best explanation for the long-standing misinterpretation of the Philosopher in Meditation lies in the fact that, in the middle of the 18th century, it was sold together with a pendant of identical size 28 x Ritzer wrote, Simmel argued that not only does following what is in fashion involve dualities so does the effort on the part of some people to be of fashion.

To Theo van Gogh. Considered in determining value was the scarcity, time, sacrifice, and difficulties involved in getting the object.

The series was conducted alongside the Dresden cities exhibition of Further, Clarke interpreted the concentricity of the composition and wealth of circular motifs as metaphors for the underlying theme of the painting: The architecture includes stone, brick and wood, with arched elements window, vault, doors that create an impression of monumentality.

Like Julius Held, [37] Clarke believes that the drawing dated ca.

Georg Simmel

Klinkhardt, Grundfragen der Soziologie, Berlin:Get this from a library! Rembrandt: an essay in the philosophy of art. [Georg Simmel] -- First published in in German, this important work has never been translated into English--until now.

Georg Simmel

Simmel attacks such questions as ""What do we see in a work of Art?"" and ""What do. He also wrote extensively on the philosophy of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, as well on art, most notably his book Rembrandt: An Essay in the Philosophy of Art ().

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Georg Simmel: Rembrandt: An Essay in the Philosophy of Art

A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is usually regarded as the greatest artist of Holland’s “Golden Age.” He worked first in his native Leiden and, from onward, in Amsterdam, where he had studied briefly (ca.

) with the influential history painter Pieter.

Rembrandt an essay in the philosophy of art 1916
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