Arnheim's Gestalt Theory of Visual Balance: Examining the Compositional Structure of Art Photographs and Abstract Images

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McManus, I C; Stöver, Katharina; Kim, Do;
(2011)

In Art and Visual Perception , Rudolf Arnheim, following on from Denman Ross's A Theory of Pure Design , proposed a Gestalt theory of visual composition. The current paper assesses a physicalist interpretation of Arnheim's theory, calculating an image's centre of mass (... View more
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