Art styles as cultural cognitive maps

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 63 Published In Pages: 79-93
By Fischer, J. L.


"Design with a large amount of empty or irrelevant space should characterize egalitarian societies; design with little irrelevant (empty) space should characterize hierarchical societies" (81)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher-Yates testSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Stratification Of PeersUNKNOWNClasses
Use Of Space (art)UNKNOWNDecorative Art, Visual Arts, Representative Art