Notebook, 1993-


Content - Variability

The matter dealt with . . . . Topics, Substance, Gist, Meaning, Significance . . . Events, Physical Detail, Information . . . . A Part, Element, or Complex of parts, or the amount of Specified Material Contained / Proportion.

"If the physical nature of a work is called 'form,' then the intangibility of the meaning it suggests is called 'content.' We have pointed out the artificiality of separating the two terms. Nevertheless, to talk about content is to refer to the spirit of the work of art --its meaning and significance due to the thoughts it carries, the feelings it conveys . . . . "[Collier, Graham. Form, Space & Vision, An Introduction to Drawing and Design. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1985.]



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