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What is a Picture? : Depiction, Realism, Abstraction

Author: Michael Newall
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, ©2011.
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"Using an approach deeply informed by philosophy of art, art history and perceptual psychology, this book places seeing at the centre of an original theory of pictorial representation and explores the ramifications such a theory has for the visual arts"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Newall
ISBN: 9780230276550 0230276555
OCLC Number: 695390068
Description: viii, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Convention --
Seeing and the Experience of Pictures --
A Theory of Depiction --
Resemblance --
Transparency and Resemblance --
Realism --
Varieties of Realism --
Abstraction.
Responsibility: Michael Newall.
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