An article appeared in New Scientist Magazine (17th November 2012 ed.)en titled ‘Getting all emotional: Computers are learning how abstract art moves us, and could use that to enhance their own masterpieces‘. Here is a quote from it: ECSTASY. Joy. Sadness. Despair. The sweeping lines and blocks of colour in … Continue Reading The End of Interpretative pluralism?
Participate or just check out the various on-going discussions about art and meaning at: http://www.intentism.com/apps/forums/ Discussions include: The National Gallery and Gadamer’s Effective History Intention and fiction Intention and accountability Wimsatt and Beardsley’s arguments (The Intentional Fallacy) Can the story behind a painting explain it? Roland Barthes and Self-image and … Continue Reading Discussion forums at www.intentism.com
Roland Barthes was a French philosopher, Literary theorist and Semiotician. He is perhaps most famous for his text’ The Death of the Author’ (1968). The text argued that everything related to the term ‘auteur’ in the sense of someone that expresses their mind through a work, should be rejected. In … Continue Reading The School of Postmodernism: A Closer Look. Roland Barthes