عنوان مقاله [English]
The imagination among Iranian and Western sages and philosophers, is the most basic and most complex issues of the universe.
The research question is whether the imagination is considered the main essence of the aesthetic style of Farshchian? And if so, what was the kind of imagination or the artist’s approach to this element?
In this paper, for the first time, it is attempted to critically examine and study the place of imagination in the collection of the artist's pieces (538 works) with the aim of demonstrating and proving the role of imagination as the basic essence of the artist's creative works and identifying the types of imagination in them.
This theoretical study uses descriptive - analytical method and is conducted with an interpretative and combined approach. The data were collected from library sources and field research, and the methods of data analysis were quantitative and qualitative.
The result based on the findings was that for three reasons the imagination is considered the foundation and the main essence of the aesthetic style of Mahmoud Farshchian.
First, variety of subjects, second, high percent of the lyrical class, and third, creative and powerful expression of works. Also, Farshchian’s approach to the imagination element or its types, is transcendental and has a fundamental role.