WESTERBECK, C: Chuck Close: Photographer

Westerbeck, Colin. Chuck Close: Photographer. Prestel, 2014. ISBN: 9783791347653. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#30685) $35.00

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Black-and-white and color illustrations. 203p. Measures 10.25×12.25 inches.

The first full critical assessment of his work behind the camera. Presents the full spectrum of Close’s camera work, from early Polaroids to large-format composites, studio maquettes, holograms, daguerreotypes and Woodburytypes.

RAMPLEY, M: The Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, Neuroscience

Book cover. The Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, NeuroscienceRampley, Matthew. The Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, Neuroscience. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780271077420. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30611) $30.00

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The surge of evolutionary and neurological analyses of art and its effects raises questions of how art, culture, and the biological sciences influence one another, and what we gain in applying scientific methods to the interpretation of artwork.

In this insightful book, Matthew Rampley addresses these questions by exploring key areas where Darwinism, neuroscience, and art history intersect.

207p. Measures 6×9 inches.
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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

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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.