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Form-from-Watercolor in Surface Perception, and Old Maps

Lothar Spillmann, Baingio Pinna, and John S Werner

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195172881
eISBN:
9780199847570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Form-from-color entails the watercolor effect, i.e. the use of long-range assimilative color spreading from a narrow chromatic edge onto an enclosed white surface. This chapter shows five experiments ... More


Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Robert L. Gambone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

George Benjamin Luks (1867-1933) is renowned for the oil paintings, watercolors, and pastel drawings he created as an acclaimed member of the artists’ collective known as the Ashcan School. His ... More


Seeing through the Fingertips1

Emmanuelle André

in Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Digital technologies lead us to question anew the opposition between flatness and depth: as with 19th century modernity (Edouard Manet’s paintings in particular), it produces perceptual ... More


• Drawing and Painting

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

At an early age, Felix Mendelssohn received instruction in drawing. From at least 1822 he began to draw regularly in bound sketchbooks, many of which he produced during the family's travels in ... More


Cage and the Structure of Chance

Constance Lewallen

in Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044071
eISBN:
9780226044873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter explains that Cage devoted his maximum time to the creation of visual artworks, especially in the medium of intaglio printing. Cage's complete fidelity to chance operations is both the ... More


Diary: Cage's Mountain Lake Workshop, April 8–15, 1990

Ray Kass

in Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044071
eISBN:
9780226044873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter provides a glimpse of an exhibition of Cage's musical scores and other works held at the Student Union Gallery at Virginia Tech, which introduced his work as a visual artist to many ... More


Introduction

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter presents textual, visual, and archeological evidence for the creation, use, and meaning of Christian visual forms in the Kongo between the 16th and 19th centuries. The ... More


‘Diamonds by which the eye is charmed’: Facets of Romantic Historiography in the Works of Richard Parkes Bonington

Rosemary Mitchell

in Rethinking British Romantic History, 1770–1845

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199687084
eISBN:
9780191766992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687084.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers Richard Parkes Bonington’s use of ‘time-tropes’ or layers of time as a way of showing depth and movement in what was often considered a static art form: historical painting. ... More


On the Watercolor Illusion

Baingio Pinna

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0057
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The watercolor illusion is a long-range assimilative spread of color emanating from a thin colored line running contiguous to a darker chromatic contour and imparting a figure-ground effect across a ... More


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