The Object Stares Back
On the Nature of Seeing
ISBN10: 0156004976 ISBN13: 9780156004978 Publisher: Mariner Books Published: Aug 1 1997 Pages: 271 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In this "remarkable tour de force" (Publishers Weekly)-a "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.