Additional Resources for Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation by Ernst Gombrich

Ernst Gombrich
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Gombrich, E. H., The Image and the Eye: Further Studies in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Cornell University Press, 1982.

In a companion volume to Art and Illusion, Gombrich takes as his subject "the perceptual basis of art, psychology, and visual phenomena." In this book, he further refines his theories.

—, Meditations on a Hobby Horse, 4th ed., Phaidon, 1985.

In this collection, Gombrich considers how the activity to which an image or object is put informs the meaning a person derives from the image or object. Thus, a broom in a corner is just a broom until a child chooses to use it as a horse.

Preziosi, Donald, ed., The Art of Art History, Oxford University Press, 1998.

Preziosi has collected the essential theoretical texts of art history as a discipline. In addition, he has included helpful introductory chapters for each section of his text.

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