Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye, the New Version

Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye, the New Version

by Rudolf Arnheim
     
 

Since its first publication in 1954, this work has established itself as a unique classic. It applies the approaches and findings of modern psychology to the study of art; it descirbes the visual process that takes place when people create - or look at - works in the various arts, and explains how they organize visual material according to definite psychological laws… See more details below

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Since its first publication in 1954, this work has established itself as a unique classic. It applies the approaches and findings of modern psychology to the study of art; it descirbes the visual process that takes place when people create - or look at - works in the various arts, and explains how they organize visual material according to definite psychological laws. Artists, critics, art historicans, students, and general readers have found it a highly readable book. Now Arnheim has throughtly revised and enlarged the text and adds new illustrations, taking advantage of recent developments in his own work and that of others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520023277
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/28/1974
Edition description:
ENLARGED
Pages:
508

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