Review of the anthology ”Looking Into Pictures” (MIT Press 2003)

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Abstract

This acclaimed volume is a collection of papers and texts by philosophers and psychologists from both sides of the Atlantic, published two years ago. It presents, in a comprehensive manner, an important move within current picture theory towards "reconsidering pictorial space". Of utmost importance here is the implied distinction between pictorial space (or different kinds of pictorial spaces) and ordinary perceptual space: a distinction that many psychologists have failed to make.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalLeonardo Electronic Almanac
Publication statusPublished - May 2005
Externally publishedYes
MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine

Keywords

  • Psychology
  • Cognition
  • visual stimuli
  • Semiotics
  • Linear perspective
  • Pictorial space
  • Strategic design theory
  • 3D structural analysis

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