The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing (Paperback)
In this “remarkable tour de force” (Publishers Weekly) and “ceaselessly thought-provoking book” (Kirkus Reviews), art historian James Elkins marshals psychology, philosophy, science, and art history to show how seeing alters the thing seen and transforms the seer. Black-and-white photographs.
About the Author
James Elkins has worked as an art historian at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.