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05-08-2007, 10:00 PM
What does it mean to say that art should create static responses, not kinetic responses?
Supposedly kinetic means "desire or loathing" while a static response is "prolonged and dissolved by the rhythm of beauty

the silent x
05-08-2007, 10:34 PM
my guess would be slow moving or stationary reactions, no emotion, contemplation, static out of the dictionary means, constant unmoving.

kinetic might mean a romantic(emotion/religion/art[romanticism of 1800's and 1900's]), possibly energetic reaction