A Review of Play Theories in Western Art

  title={A Review of Play Theories in Western Art},
  author={Dong Chong-cao},
Modern play theories in Western art mainly involve the theory of freedom,the theory of harmony,the theory of mimicry,the theory of merging and the theory of internal purpose.Representative figures in artistic play theories or theories on relationship between art and play based on the five above-mentioned play theories are Kant,Schiller,Freud,Gadamer and Huizinga.However,they differ from each other in their theoretical points of view,and most of the modern Western art theories based on play… CONTINUE READING