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Optical Illusions in Art

Or - Discover How Paintings Aren't Always What They Seem to Be

Optical Illusions in Art( )
Author: Sturgis, Alexander
Publication Date:Jun 1996
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

"...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,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / Painting
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 11 x 0.41 Inches
Book Weight:0.89 Pounds

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