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Rudolf Arnheim (1176)

Interests
General psychology, history of psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology, psychology and the arts
Nationality
American
Born
1904, Berlin, Germany
Short Biography
Rudolf Arnheim (July 15, 1904 – June 9, 2007) was a German-born author, art and film theorist, and perceptual psychologist. He learned Gestalt psychology from studying under Max Wertheimer and Wolfgang Köhler at the University of Berlin and applied it to ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD University of Berlin, 1928
Appointments & Honors
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1942-3
  • President, APA Division 10, 1957, 1965, 1971
  • President, American Society for Aesthetics, 1959, 1979
  • Professor Emeritus of the Psychology of Art, Harvard University, 1974
  • Fellow, AAA&S, 1976-
  • Distinguished Service Award, National Art Education Association, 1976-
  • Hon. doctorates from Rhode Island School of Design, 1976, Bates College, 1981, Marquette University, 1984, Kansas City Art Institute, 1985, Sarah Lawrence College, 1985
Principal Publications
  • 1949 The Gestalt theory of expression. Psychological Review, 56, 156-71.
  • 1954, 1966, 1974 _Art and Visual Perception. University of California Press.
  • 1966 Toward a Psychology of Art. University of California Press.
  • 1969 Visual Thinking. University of California Press.
  • 1977 The Dynamics of Architectural Form. University of California Press.
  • 1986 New Essays on the Psychology of Art. University of California Press.
  • 1989 Zurn Thema von Zufall und Gesetzlichkeit (On the topic of chance and lawfulness). Gestalt Theory, 11, 268-70.
  • 1989 Die verschwindende Welt und Kohlers Tintenfass (The disappearing world and Kohler's ink-well). Gestalt Theory, 11, 191-8.
  • 1991 Beyond the double truth. New Ideas in Psychology, 9, 1-8.
  • 1994 Consciousness: An island of images. Journal ofTheoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 14, 121-7.
  • 1994 Artistry in retardation. Arts in Psychotherapy, 21, 329-32'.