Representation without background? A critical reading of Wollheim and Greenberg on the representational character of abstract pictures

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Elisa Caldarola;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Firenze University Press
  • Journal: Aisthesis (issn: 2035-8466)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13128/Aisthesis-11466
  • Subject: Wollheim | Greenberg | Abstract | Figurative | Image | Language and Literature | P | Aesthetics | BH1-301

Focussing on some claims addressed by Richard Wollheim and Clement Greenberg I investigate how the concepts of depicted figure, background of a pictorial scene and ground of a picture are relevant for an understanding of the relation between figurative and abstract pict... View more
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