The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing (Paperback)

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Description


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.
 
Product Details
ISBN: 9780156004978
ISBN-10: 0156004976
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: July 15th, 1997
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Harvest Book