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  • The picture is an intentional object, created to convery those "certain valued qualities" that are fully realized in the viewer's encounter with them in the perceived object.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • The "total experience" includes both the viewer's subjective apprehension of the object and the "qualities" of the object itself.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • "L for Ladder," a scene from Chandigarh, India, in 1956, is typical of Mr. Ribaud's careful composition, the set of stairs guiding the viewer's eye from the foreground to the back.

    Photo-Op: Letters From Afar

  • And one wonders, where does the artist's space end and the viewer's begin?

    Gabrielle Selz: Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

  • The prostitutes and fishwives who tumble through the satirist's street scenes may well be based on close observation, but they are also exaggerations and fantasies, caricatures held up for the viewer's pity, mirth and scorn.

    Threads of feeling

  • But how to judge the average bounds of the Sunday night ITV viewer's ignorance?

    Downton Abbey; Whites; DCI Banks; Inspector George Gently; Horizon

  • By contrast, Daniel Ribiero's You, Me and Him tugs at a viewer's heartstrings most effectively.

    George Heymont: The Kids May Be All Right, But What About The Parents?

  • Monday, April 27, 2009 at 10: 40 PM why on earth is it Carrey's or Costner's or anyones obligation to sit around modestly accepting some viewer's assumptions about their limitations?

    Catcher in the Rye, catchers in the cornfields

  • First of all, lots of people (me included) love the stretched-out-ambitiously version of Jim Carrey; second, even if somehow the great omniscient God in the Sky agrees with you instead of me, why on earth is it Carrey's or Costner's or anyones obligation to sit around modestly accepting some viewer's assumptions about their limitations?

    Catcher in the Rye, catchers in the cornfields

  • Add the vengeance of Hades, the rage of Zeus at the disdain mere humans show the gods of Olympus, throw in the assistance of Hermes and Athena, and one has the potential for something that should promise an enjoyable two hours, full of eye candy so joyously sweet that the viewer's eyeballs threaten to contract diabetes.

    MOVIE REVIEW: Clash of the Titans (2010)

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