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

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Art and Illusion is a classic study of image-making. It seeks to answer a simple question: why is there such a thing as style? The question may be simple but there is no easy answer, and Professor Gombrich's wide-ranging exploration of the history and psychology of pictorial representation leads him into many important areas. He examines, questions and re-evaluates old and new ideas on the imitation of nature, the function of tradition, the problem of abstraction, the validity of perspective and the interpretation of ...

Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation 2004, Phaidon Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714842080

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Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation. 1969, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691017501

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Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation. 1961, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691097855

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