Semiotics Of Visual Language by Fernande Saint-Martin
... the details of Saint-Martin’s argument contain a wealth of penetrating observations from which anyone with a serious interest in visual communication will profit." Journal of Communication
Saint-Martin elucidates a syntax of visual language that sheds new light on nonverbal language as a form of representation and communication. She describes the evolution of this language in the visual arts as well as its multiple uses in contemporary media. The result is a completely new approach for scholars and practitioners of the visual arts eager to decode the many forms of visual communication.
One The Basic Elements of Visual Language Two The Visual Variables Three Syntax of Visual Language Four The Pictorial Basic Plane Five Effects of Distance and Perspectives Six The Grammar of Sculpture Seven Semiotical Analysis
Appendix I Appendix II Appendix III Appendix IV References Index