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ID: 300411775
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300411775

 

Record Type: concept
automatism (image-making process) (<image-making processes and techniques>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Term that was appropriated first by the Surrealists from physiology and psychiatry, and later applied to spontaneous writing, drawing, and painting. Automatism in the visual arts includes techniques in other movements as well, such as Abstract Expressionism and others, referring generally to manual creation techniques involving chance or psychological experiences.
 
Terms:
automatism (image-making process) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
automatisme (kunstvorm) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques>
............ <image-making processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of automatism (image-making process)
................ automatism (image-making process) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Term die als eerste door de surrealisten werd gebruikt, op basis van dit begrip in de fysiologie en de psychiatrie, en die later werd toegepast op spontaan schrijven, tekenen en schilderen. Automatisme in de beeldende kunst kan ook betrekking hebben op technieken in andere bewegingen, zoals abstract expressionisme, waarbij in het algemeen verwezen wordt naar technieken waarmee met de hand dingen worden gemaakt en waarbij het toeval of psychologische ervaringen een rol spelen.  

Related concepts:
based on ....  automatism (psychological concept)
..............  (psychological concepts, social science concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) [300055958]

Sources and Contributors:
automatism (image-making process)............  [VP Preferred]
........................................................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
........................................................  Matthews, Languages of Surrealism (1986)
........................................................  The Interpretive Link, Abstract Surrealism into Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, 1938-1946. Paul Schimmel, ed. Newport Beach: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1986.
automatisme (kunstvorm)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.........................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Lievens, Woord-Beeld-Taal (1998) 68
............  UvA Talen
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) Gibson, Jennifer, "Automatism," accessed 30 March 2017
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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