The characteristics necessary to looking at art thoughtfully also characterize reflective thinking. Reflective thinking directs and manages experiential thinking. Reflective art viewing counters negative thinking dispositions of hasty, narrow, fuzzy, and sprawling thought by cultivating four habits: (1) taking time to look; (2) looking and thinking broadly; (3) thinking clearly and deeply; and (4) organizing thinking and looking. These strategies produce sound thought processes. (MM)The characteristics necessary to looking at art thoughtfully also characterize reflective thinking.
|Title||:||The Intelligent Eye|
|Author||:||David N. Perkins|
|Publisher||:||Getty Publications - 1994|