Grootenboer Hanneke Books
Books di Grootenboer Hanneke
Treasuring the Gaze
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover) , 2013
The end of the eighteenth century saw the start of a new craze in Europe: tiny portraits of single eyes that were exchanged by lovers or family members. Worn as brooches or pendants, these minuscule eyes served the same emotional need as more conventional mementoes, such as lockets containing a coil of a loved one’s...
The Rhetoric of Perspective
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback) , 2006
Perspective determines how we, as viewers, perceive painting. We can convince ourselves that a painting of a bowl of fruit or a man in a room appears to be real by the way these objects are rendered. Likewise, the trick of perspective can prevent us from being absorbed in a scene. Connecting contemporary critical theory...