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  • Belting, Hans.
     
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  • Perspective -- History.
     
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  • Aesthetics, Comparative.
     
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  • Optics -- Islamic countries -- History.
     
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    Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science / Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider.
    by Belting, Hans.
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    Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
    Subjects
  • Perspective -- History.
  •  
  • Art, Renaissance -- Islamic influences.
  •  
  • Aesthetics, Comparative.
  •  
  • Optics -- Islamic countries -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9780674050044 (alk. paper)
    0674050045 (alk. paper)
    Description: 
    303 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st English language ed.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: Describing a Culture: Blickwechsel (Shifting Focus / Exchanging Glances) -- Pt.1. Perspective as a Question of Images: Paths between East and West -- What Is a Symbolic Form? -- Arab Mathematics and Western Art -- Geometry and Decorative Art: The Arabesque -- The Globalization of Perspective -- Blickwechsel: Orhan Pamuk and Perspective as a "Betrayal" -- Pt.2. The Taming of the Eye: Criticism of Seeing in Islam -- Religion and the Prohibition of Images -- Images as a Betrayal of the Living Creation -- The Koran as Scripture and Script -- Under the Gaze of Allah: Pictures as Narrative -- Blickwechsel: Pictures with a Living Gaze -- Pt.3. Alhazen's Measurement of Light and the Arab Invention of the Camera Obscura -- Alhazen's Book of Optics, the Perspectiva -- Distance from Ancient Visual Culture -- Pathways of Light and Propeties of Objects -- Mathematics and Geometry in Islamic Art -- Blickwechsel: Kepler Rediscovers the Camera Obscura -- Pt.4. Perception and Knowledge: A Theory of Vision Becomes a Theory of Pictures -- Scholasticism and the Conflict over Perception and Epistemology -- Before Perspective: The Gaze in Giotto's Painting -- Pelacani's Invention of Mathematical Space -- Ghiberti's Commentaries and Piero's Mathematical Art -- Blickwechsel: Alhazen or Euclid? The Option for Vitruvius -- Pt.5. Brunelleschi Measures the Glaze: Mathematical Perspective and Theater -- Two Inventors in Florence -- Physical Space: The Architecture of the Gaze -- "Prospects" on the Stage -- Panoramas in Urbino -- Blickwechsel: The Geometry of the Muqarnas -- Pt.6. The Subject in the Picture: Perspective as a Symbolic Form -- Stealing an Emblem: The Eye as Representative of the Gaze -- Nicholas of Cusa and the Sovereignty of God's Gaze -- The Subject as New Narcissus -- The Horizon and the View through aWindow -- Blickwechsel: The Mashrabiyya as a Symbolic Form -- Conclusion: Comparing the Gaze in Different Cultures
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