Jung on Art by Tjeu Van Den Berk
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Jung on Art
By Tjeu Van Den Berk

Jung on Art

The Autonomy of the Creative Drive

By (author) See other recent books by Tjeu Van Den Berk
Format: Hardback

Checking availability...



Jung on Art by Tjeu Van Den Berk

Book Description

In this book, Tjeu van den Berk examines C. G. Jung's personal perspective on art and how his work intensely engages with this theme. It analyses Jung's profound reflections on artistic considerations such as how we experience art, the specific qualities in the perception of beauty, the nature of the creative process and the aesthetic attitude. Jung on Art considers Jung's feelings about art simply being 'art' rather than reducing it to a moral, political, religious or psychological product. It also discusses Jung's notion that the artist is only a breeding ground for a piece of art, and once complete, the piece has an independent existence. Topics covered include: symbolism the difference between art and aesthetics Jung's ideas about himself as an artist the psychology of art Jung's perspective on modern art and surrealism. This book will be of great interest to all Jungian scholars, as well as those interested in the meeting of Jung and art.

Buy Jung on Art book by Tjeu Van Den Berk from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780415610278
ISBN-10: 0415610273
Classification: Analytical & Jungian psychology , Theory of art
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


You might also like...

Lament of the Dead by James Hillman Lament of the Dead by James Hillman

With Jung s Red Book as their point of departure, two leading scholars explore issues relevant to our thinking today."

Music & Psyche by Paul Ashton Music & Psyche by Paul Ashton

The way that the diverse-seeming fields of music and psychoanalysis inter-penetrate is a growing area of interest and exploration. This book comprises a selection of essays and interviews that explore various aspects of this interface. It also includes a CD that provide some examples of the music described in the text.

Jung - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourself by Ruth Snowden Jung - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourself by Ruth Snowden

Jung - the Key Ideas will give the reader a thorough understandingo of the life and work of the founder of analytical psychology.

Living with Jung by Robert Henderson Living with Jung by Robert Henderson

Presents the interviews with eighteen Jungian analysts, in which, they share what they have discovered, going beyond Jungian theory to reveal what C G Jung's ideas have meant in their own lives and in their practice as Jungian analysts.

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Jung on Art book by Tjeu Van Den Berk and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Tjeu Van Den Berk

Tjeu van den Berk was director of the C. G. Jung Society of the Netherlands. He has written widely on Jungian psychology.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Tjeu Van Den Berk close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close