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Fuzzy Interplay of Contrasts as Perception-Based Invariant in Art and Design

  • Reidunn D. Heyerdahl
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 81)


The problem presented in this paper concerns the prevailing neglect of abstract parts in the analysis of representational art, and a search for a common analytical method applicable to all art: representational art, pure abstract art and design. I show that by applying the theory of the Bauhaus art teacher, Johannes Itten, it becomes possible to explore both art and design using the same criteria.


Contrasting Effect Color Circle Verbal Stimulus Aesthetic Experience Intellectual Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reidunn D. Heyerdahl
    • 1
  1. 1.DrammenNorway

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