April 5, 2018

Nicola Colecchia's Anatomy of a Painting: Magritte’s Meditation PDF

By Nicola Colecchia

ISBN-10: 1521443254

ISBN-13: 9781521443255


Many museums, artwork exhibitions and galleries are searhing for new languages to teach the viewers their masterpieces. This essay is a technical resolution to this need.
The language proposed this is the sub-symbolic language of the neural networks, that's in response to the bottom-up method.
The merits of such procedure are as follows:

a) The which means of a piece emerges gradually from its actual, perceptive and practical facets in line with the self-generating precept of the dynamic systems;
b) the distance language of the murals is reworked right into a sequential tale. as a result within the conventional visible arts the time dynamics breaks in;
c) The “conversion” of 1 language into the opposite occurs via targeted neuroscientific standards, varied from the loose interpretations of the creative;
d) the entire narration is configured in accordance with a cluster research, suggested within the final pages of this essay.


Nicola Colecchia, prior researcher of common Psychology at the college of Bologna, now directs Synapticart, Laboratory of artwork and technological know-how (www.synapticart.org), the place particular study on inventive and comprehension methods of paintings works (paintings, layout, installations, structure) is conducted.
Through an interdisciplinary technique in line with the self-generating precept of neural networks, he has elaborated works by way of nice artists of a long time and areas intentionally assorted from one another, for you to spot in all probability universal expressive mechanisms of their languages, regarded as a part of a sub-symbolic language, which function beneath the stylistic and historic-cultural configurations in their works.

Research has mentioned that the artists analyzed ( between whom Leonardo, Tiziano, Mirò, Magritte, Beuys, Weston, Pesce, Piano, Cattelan, Hirst and others) have intuitively created a few sub-symbolic mechanisms to reinforce the sexy strength in their masterpieces. in reality the sub-symbolic language is “automatically” produced and understood either through the artist and by means of the observer’s of the paintings since it is predicated on an in-born code , which consists of everybody’s brain and physique, unbeknown to them.

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