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THE AESTHETICS OF DECOMPOSITION: “THAT “BEAUTY ZONE” WHERE THERE IS AN OPTIMAL MIX OF ORDER AND DISORDER”

I had made some comments to some of Roberto Alborghetti’s pictures. He turned these into an article on his blog, a little cooperation between the two of us. Maybe this is going to expand. The theoretical ideas behind this are sketched in my article https://asifoscope.org/2012/11/25/393/. I am planning a larger philosophical essay on this topic (probably on my new philosophy blog).

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

Roberto Alborghetti - Lacer/actions 2012

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS, Images of Torn and Decomposed Publicity Posters and Urban Signs

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Fellow blogger Nannus (Andreas Keller nick name) – see his blog Asifoscopefound my Lacer/actions pages and wrote some interesting comments about my works which represents, as you know, torn and decomposed publicity posters and urban tokens. I’m pleased to share his precious thoughts concerning the concepts of decomposition, art and beauty.       

By Nannus

If you had told me that (Lacer/actions) is art from the 1950s “Informel” school of art or Sam Francis or anything like this, I would  have believed it🙂 Incredibly beautiful!

Human-made things are often structured in an orderly fashion. On decomposing, disorder is being added. At some point, this process reaches a stage of just the right mixture of order and disorder for our perception to create the experience of beauty. This also happens…

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5 thoughts on “THE AESTHETICS OF DECOMPOSITION: “THAT “BEAUTY ZONE” WHERE THERE IS AN OPTIMAL MIX OF ORDER AND DISORDER”

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