Front cover image for Perspective


Discover the theory and techniques of perspective, from the Renaissance to Pop Art
Print Book, English, ©2000
Dorling Kindersley, London, ©2000
64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
9780789455857, 9780789468185, 0789455854, 0789468182
What is perspective?
Early approaches
Defining space
The "invention" of perspective
A "hole in the wall"
Playful perspective
Divine measurement
Eyewitness art
Art for art's sake
Leonardo's explorations
Dürer's perspective aids
Atmospheric perspective
Room with a view
Hidden messages
Works of reference
Hoogstraten's peepshow
Dutch specialities
Daring illusionism
The magic eye
Ingenious devices
Dreams of infinity
East meets West
A personal perspective
New visions of space
Into the future
Subtle deception
Ambiguous space
Popular perspective
Glossary. Summary
Feature works
Index. Acknowledgments
Includes index