The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts, 20th Anniversary Edition by Rudolf ArnheimThe Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts, 20th Anniversary Edition by Rudolf Arnheim

The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts, 20th Anniversary Edition

byRudolf Arnheim

Paperback | October 19, 2009

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Rudolf Arnheim has been known, since the publication of his groundbreakingArt and Visual Perceptionin 1974, as an authority on the psychological interpretation of the visual arts. Two anniversary volumes celebrate the landmark anniversaries of his works in 2009. InThe Power of the Center, Arnheim uses a wealth of examples to consider the factors that determine the overall organization of visual form in works of painting, sculpture, and architecture.The Dynamics of Architectural Formexplores the unexpected perceptual consequences of architecture with Arnheim's customary clarity and precision.
Rudolf Arnheim(1904-2007) was Professor Emeritus of the Psychology of Art at Harvard University and the author of many books, includingFilm as ArtandVisual Thinking.
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Title:The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts, 20th Anniversary EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 19, 2009Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520261267

ISBN - 13:9780520261266

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