Puzzle: A Balanced Composition

At The Gallery © Knut Skjærven

At The Gallery © Knut Skjærven

“In a balanced composition all such factors as shape, direction and location are mutually determined in such a way that no change seems possible, and the whole assumes the character of “necessity” in all its parts. An unbalanced composition looks accidental, transitory, and therefore invalid.”

Rudolf Arnheim: Art and Visual Perception, University of California Press 1974.

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