Rudolf Arnheim is currently retired and living in Michigan. In addition to being the first and only professor of the psychology of art at Harvard, Arnheim has taught at the University of Michigan, Sarah Lawrence College, and the New School for Social Research.
Thousands of readers who have profited from engagement with the lively mind of Rudolf Arnheim over the decades will receive news of this new collection of essays expectantly. In the essays collected here, as in his earlier work on a large variety of art forms, Arnheim explores concrete poetry and the metaphors of Dante, photography and the meaning of music. There are essays on color.