Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye / Edition 1

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Overview


Since its publication fifty years ago, this work has established itself as a classic. It casts the visual process in psychological terms and describes the creative way one's eye organizes visual material according to specific psychological premises. In 1974 this book was revised and expanded, and since then it has continued to burnish Rudolf Arnheim's reputation as a groundbreaking theoretician in the fields of art and psychology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520243835
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 11/8/2004
  • Edition description: The New Version
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 518
  • Sales rank: 334,776
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Rudolf Arnheim is Professor Emeritus of the Psychology of Art at Harvard University. His books include Film as Art (California, 1957), Visual Thinking (1969), The Dynamics of Architectural Form (California, 1977), The Split and the Structure: Twenty-eight Essays (California, 1996).
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Table of Contents

I Balance 10
II Shape 42
III Form 96
IV Growth 162
V Space 218
VI Light 303
VII Color 330
VIII Movement 372
IX Dynamics 410
X Expression 444
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