Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (imperial). Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #010058
Quarter blue cloth, black paper boards. ix, 408 pp. B&W illustrations in text. Light bruising to spine ends and corners. Spine slightly shaken. Dust jacket sunned to spine, bumped to edges, a few short tears. This book applies the approaches and findings of modern psychology to the study of art. It describes visual processes that take place when people create - or look at - works in the various arts, and shows how the eye organizes visual material according to definite psychological laws. The new psychology of visual perception is presented in the first detailed survey accessible to the nonspecialized reader.