E. H. (Ernst) Gombrich
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982, English
Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History
ISBN: 9780801414848

A companion volume to Art and Illusion, Gombrich's groundbreaking exploration of the history and psychology of pictorial representation, this book provides an overview of art and our perception of it, discussing subjects as diverse as photography’s tricks with perspective, the problems of expressing emotion through art, and how pictorial representation affects the way in which we see the world.

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George Tscherny

A surprisingly easy read from a “heavyweight” art historian.

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