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The Formulation Of A Graphic Language, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg Jan 2015

The Formulation Of A Graphic Language, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg

Johannes von Gumppenberg Books

A philosophical study of fundamental concepts in delivering the two-dimensional rendition of basic forms. Starting in the late 1950s, the artist posed himself multiple problems about pictorial perception discovered when rendering form, then created 70 black-and-white plates and 20 figures, each a separate work of art, to illustrate the effort. The accompanying text discusses his reflections on his successes and failures and his philosophy regarding the artistic attempt in general, a personal aesthetics.