Re: aesthetics

Chris Evans (
Mon, 18 May 1998 16:19:56 +0100

On 16 May 98, at 23:33, Devi Jankowicz wrote:

> Blimey! Robb's response to Malcolm Cross

> How come I forgot to mention this? I'll tell you how come: Newcastle went
> down 2-0 to Arsenal in the FA Cup earlier this afternoon and the shock has
> been immense...

I thought I should rearrange things and respond to this first -- commiserations.
As a Welsh rugby supporter I know something of how these things feel (well, I
am old enough to remember when they had the sorts of heights that the
"toons" hit more recently!) Does the Newcastle Rugby Union triumph help at

On another note:

> > You may want to try C. Patrick Diamond (1993) in the journal
> >Empirical Studies of the Arts,11, 167-175. This article features rep
> >grid use for an artist construing his own work.
> reminds me that I once did some grid work myself, with artists who were
> "blocked" in their work; forgot to mention to to you, Malcolm, in my
> earlier reply.
> The reference is
> Jankowicz A.D. "Construing artistic imagery: an alternative approach to
> creative block" _Leonardo_ 1987, 20, 1, ? (page numbers: don't seem to
> have them on this database. and Jankowicz A.D. "Construing artistic
> imagery: a reply to Osbourne" Leonardo 1987, 20, 3, 297.

I loved the idea of those papers but they're not ones I'll get from the library here.
Any chance of presuming on your generosity again?



Chris Evans, Senior Lecturer in Psychotherapy,
Locum Consultant to the
Prudence Skynner Family Therapy Clinic,
St. George's Hospital Medical School, London University