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Cambridge University Press
Looking at Pictures / Edition 1

Looking at Pictures / Edition 1

by Susan Woodford


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Progressing from first looking at pictures primarily in terms of subject matter, thirteen concise and informative chapters focus increasingly on aspects of form and composition that are not easily appreciated at first glance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521286473
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1983
Series: Cambridge Introduction to Art Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

Table of Contents

1. Ways of looking at pictures; 2. Landscape and seascape; 3. Portraits; 4. Everyday life and everyday things: genre and still life; 5. History and mythology; 6. Religious images; 7. Pictures as decorations on flat surfaces; 8. Tradition; 9. Considerations of design and organisation; 10. Problems in the depiction of space; 11. An approach to stylistic analysis: renaissance and baroque contrasted; 12. Hidden meanings; 13. Quality; Index.

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