Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation (The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts)

Gombrich, E. H.

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An attempt to explain rationally the shifting styles of art, from antiquity to the present, employing modern concepts of visual perception, information theory, and learning.


About the Author: E. H. Gombrich was director of the Warburg Institute and Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition at the University of London, 1959-1976. He was born in 1909 in Vienna, where he studied the history of art under Julius von Schlosser and classical archaeology under Emanuel Loewy. He has been Slade Professor of Fine Art at both Oxford and Cambridge, Visiting Professor at Harvard, Spencer Trask Lecturer at Princeton, and Walker Ames Professor at the University of Washington. His best-known book, The Story of Art (1950) has been translated into 29 languages.

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