Cinema 121 Review Sheet Movies 1901 - 1924

Abstraction realism is an emphasis on organic vitality

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: s up and contracts Times is connected with change Due to moving camera, antigravity Disorientation of the world Pursuit, an organizational idea stabilizing narrative expectations Photographs of hysteria: • The body expresses repression that language cannot say • • • • • Worringer wrote books on different states of mind Realism vs. abstraction Realism is an emphasis on organic vitality pleasing to the senses, symmetrical, balanced, centered Abstraction is the visual puzzle which seems to have no graphic center, entry, no pause, an impression of endless movement, reflects insecurity Worringer stated that art can be security, or it can express anxieties The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920) Expression and expressionalism: abstraction and empathy; surface pattern and the psyche • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Ideas of expressionism art to make costumes and sets Mise en scene are costumes, sets and writing Abstraction leads to uneasiness Prevalent jagged lines consistent with emotions Sense of orientation unsettled does not proceed along the normal Night is unsafe when sun is gone and forces are unleashed Main chara...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/14/2014 for the course CINE 121 at Binghamton.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online