Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

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Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

by Alexander Sturgis

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"...highly engaging...This vivid introduction to the use of illusion in art makes often complex visual effects understandable and fun. Chapters on trompe l''oeil, surrealism, perspective, anamorphosis, reversible images and op art explain the concepts with remarkable clarity; handsome reproductions, including works by artists as diverse as Raphael and Magritte, Holbein and Dali, are riveting. Seurat, Escher and the vegetable'' artist Arcimboldo have their own well-deserved sections, which, like the others, include numerous exercises in looking at the images and even creating one''s own optical illusions."--Publishers Weekly. "...encourages young readers to analyze and discover ways the artist has worked."--Arts & Activities. A Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers'' Choice 1997.

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Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren

Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

by Alexander Sturgis

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32pp; Minor wrinkling to DJ; Protected in mylar cover; Pages are tight and clean; Library locator label on spine; Library stamps and labels on title page and endpapers; Card pocket on back endpaper; Size: 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 080696135X. ISBN/EAN: 9780806961354. Inventory No: 102304.

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Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren

Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

by Alexander Sturgis

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. 'highly engaging...This vivid introduction to the use of illusion in art makes often complex visual effects understandable and fun. Chapters on trompe l'oeil, surrealism, perspective, anamorphosis, reversible images and op art explain the concepts with remarkable clarity; handsome reproductions, including works by artists as diverse as Raphael and Magritte, Holbein and Dali, are riveting. Seurat, Escher and the vegetable' artist Arcimboldo have their own well-deserved sections, which, like the others, include numerous exercises in looking at the images and even creating one's own optical illusions. '--'Publishers Weekly....'encourages young readers to analyze and discover ways the artist has worked. '--'Arts &Activities. A 'Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers' Choice 1997.

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Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren

Optical Illusions in Art: Or--Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

by Alexander Sturgis

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