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Gestalt Theory: An Overview

Gestalt Theory, basically put, asserts that the Whole can be something fundamentally different from the Parts. A painting becomes something more than a series of differently colored brushstrokes. 2,398 more words


Experiences: Gestalt theory

During graphic design we were talking about something interesting; the gestalt theory.

What it means, is that the visual world is a complex world, and that our brain has developed a strategy to deal with this complexity. 70 more words


Analisis Kasus Pembunuhan Terduga Penyihir di India: Komparasi Empat Pendekatan Klasik Psikologi Sosial

Senin, 20 Juli 2015. Moni Orang, seorang ibu dari lima anak sedang berada dalam rumahnya yang terletak di desa Assam, India. Secara tiba-tiba pintu rumahnya diketuk secara kasar oleh banyak orang. 4,326 more words

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Gestalt Theory

Definition of Gestalt Theory

A series of principles that gives an added understanding to a combination of elements in a group. This understanding is not possible to achieve by understanding each of the elements separately, nor the sum of them, but only as a unit. 665 more words

Gestalt Theory


So, admittedly, the “30 in 30” irritates me. I decided to ask why – and then answer through art. What is emerging is a very Gestalt-y sort of abstract exploration of both the exercise itself, and the possibilities inherent in the expression and understanding of numbers vis a vis counting. 135 more words

The Sixth Principle of Gestalt Theory

I’ve burnt two pots in the last 24 hours.  The house still reeks of the black beans that I left on medium high for 4 stinkin’ hours while I was at the neighborhood block party.   644 more words

Feng Shui, The Japanese Zen Gardens & Gestalt Theory

Banner image courtesy of The Telegraph article: ‘Beautiful Zen Gardens In Pics’. Photography by, Alex Ramsay.

My research into the practice and theories of arrangement have led me to reading up on the practices of Feng Shui, and briefly the Buddhist religion. 735 more words