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Texture/patterns

by Cojocariu Claudia
According to Wikipedia we know that: A pattern is a discernible regularity in the world or in a manmade design. As such, the elements of a pattern repeat in a predictable manner. In the visual arts, texture is the perceived surface quality of a work of art. It is an element of two-dimensional and three-dimensional designs and is distinguished by its perceived visual and physical properties. Use of texture, along with other elements of design, can convey a variety of messages and emotions. I just want to find a number of significant movies where I can see examples of visual textures. The films will be selected according to their aesthetics,… Read more

According to Wikipedia we know that:

A pattern is a discernible regularity in the world or in a manmade design. As such, the elements of a pattern repeat in a predictable manner.

In the visual arts, texture is the perceived surface quality of a work of art. It is an element of two-dimensional and three-dimensional designs and is distinguished by its perceived visual and physical properties. Use of texture, along with other elements of design, can convey a variety of messages and emotions.

I just want to find a number of significant movies where I can see examples of visual textures. The films will be selected according to their aesthetics, most noticeable in their formal aspects such as set design, filming location (whether it’s indoors, or outdoors) or other important yet subtle details. Moreover, I would like to think that these textures will spot/mark a connection between the characters and the plot (as we can see in various Antonioni films) or between characters and their emotions. However, I think I’m more interested in finding the artistic approach and the director’s intention, for example, why this texture/pattern appears in this movie and in what context?

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