Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

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Phaïdon Press, 1960 - Art - 388 pages
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User Review  - Martin Fox - Goodreads

From an aesthetic point of view, Art and Illusion paces itself at the heart of the argument between imitation/ representation and expression. After looking at examples from art history, exploring how ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adriano Bulla - Goodreads

Professor Gombrich's lesser known 'Art and Illusion' is, in my opinion, as seminal as his 'The Story of Art'; unlike its bigger sister, this text focusses on how perception of the physical world has ... Read full review

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