Intuition is commonly understood as the power of the subconscious, frequently referred to as a »gut feeling« or »flash of inspiration.« Despite the latest scientific findings, we still do not fully understand how intuitive thinking actually works. Intuition thus remains mysterious and fascinating in the popular mind – but also gives rise to many misunderstandings. into it looks at the significance of intuition for contemporary art based on the work of eight international artists. The into it exhibition was accompanied by a conference that discussed intuition from philosophical, psychological and artistic standpoints. The book documents these talks in the form of essays and also includes texts on the exhibited works and short biographies of the participating artists.
Editor: Elke Falat, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Thomas Thiel
Authors: Adrian Piper, Friedrich Wolfram Heubach, Ludger Schwarte, Thomas Thiel
17 x 23 cm
40 color and b/w ills.