PERKINS, DN: The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art

Book cover. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at ArtPerkins, David N. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art (Occasional Paper Series). J. Paul Getty, 1994. ISBN: 089236274X. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30577) $14.00

Buy it Now

Black and white illustrations. With carefully chosen illustrations, Perkins demonstrates how the reflective approach to art can develop broader, more adventurous, and clearer avenues of thought. Occasional Paper 4 of the J. Paul Getty series. 95p.

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development.

LEEUWENBERG, E: Formal Theories of Visual Perception

Formal Theories of Visual Perception, book coverLeeuwenberg, E. L. J.; Buffart, H. F. J. M. (editors). Formal Theories of Visual Perception. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1978. ISBN: 047199586X. Unmarked.Very Good in good dust jacket. Paperback. (#28999)

(Out of Stock)

Illustrated. 342p. Topics include the development of analytical theories of field effects and the development of coding theories of complex patterns. Contributors include Julesz, Friyh, Htoddnrth, Simon, and others.

PERKINS, D: The Arts and Cognition

 The Arts and Cognition, coverPerkins, David; Leondar, Barbara (editors). The Arts and Cognition. Johns Hopkins Press, 1977. ISBN: 0801818435. Unmarked text. Dust jacket. Inscribed to previous owner by one of the editors/authors. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28973) $14.00

Buy it Now

All of the contributors in this book were affiliated with Harvard University’s Project Zero, an innovative program for basic research in aesthetics and the psychology of the arts. Contributors include Nelson Goodman (the founding director), Howard Gardner, T.G. Roupas, John M. Kennedy, Nathan Fox, David Perkins, Jeanne Bamberger and others. Index.

The Arts and Cognition, contents