Basic Knowledge and Reasoning Process in the Art Creation


Basically, process in the art creation is supported by three pillars of existence, namely 1) activity, 2) method, and 3) knowledge. In the application of activities, methods, and knowledge are always accompanied by the reasoning of the creators of art. Reasoning is used to obtain formulation of practical knowledge, productive knowledge, and theoretical knowledge of an object. The creators in directing its attention to the target of creation use a set of logically interrelated concepts, supported by reasoning in varied models. Substance of reasoning contains of several elements, i.e., confidence, the will to work, models, concepts, methods of concept application and the artwork. The mastery of reasoning and the material elements of reasoning are important issues in the development of pillars of artwork creation.

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Sunarto, B. (2015) Basic Knowledge and Reasoning Process in the Art Creation. Open Journal of Philosophy, 5, 285-296. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2015.55036.

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