New PDF release: Art & Visual Culture 1850-2010: Modernity to Globalisation

ISBN-10: 1849760977

ISBN-13: 9781849760973

The essays during this quantity interact without delay with topical concerns round artwork and gender, globalization, cultural distinction, and curating, in addition to explorations of key artists and routine and a few much less well-documented paintings via modern artists.

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Nor do we see in a neat frame, but are always reframing as we move our eyes across a scene or object, and as we move our heads or bodies within the viewing field. Further, we have binocular vision: we have two eyes but see only one image (or, rather, the brain decodes the image seen by each eye into a single impression). 1 Three cognition figures: (a) contour lines; (b) line puzzle; (c) star image 6/1/05 11:37 AM Page 39 better peripheral vision than we would have if we were monocular, and the ability to perceive distance, depth and three-dimensionality.

Colours help us to differentiate elements within our purview (the green of the trees and the blue of the sky); so do shape and movement (the still, rectangular window, as opposed to the relatively amorphous, waving tree branches). The use of colour, shape, movement and other elements (such as texture, distance and light) does not occur in an unmediated way, however; rather, the extent to which, and the how, we recognise, know and use them are tied up with our immersion in, and relationship with, our cultural world and its categories.

Let’s consider the first of those points, using the example of the photograph of the woman and dog to which we referred earlier. The photographer who took that shot could have taken a second photograph from 10 metres further away, this time including the whole of the house, more of the garden, and fourteen other dogs standing in the doorway. This would have produced a different text because the potential relationship between the various signs (and therefore the meanings available to anyone making sense of the text) would have been considerably altered; in the first shot, for instance, the woman dominates space, but she would be only one small part of the second shot.

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