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.

WINNER, E: Invented Worlds: The Psychology of the Arts

Winner, Ellen. Invented Worlds: The Psychology of the Arts. Harvard University Press, 1982. ISBN: 0674463609. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Tears and creases on unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28427)

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Illustrated. Measures 7.25×10.25 inches. References. Index. 431p.

Dealing with the three major art forms–painting, music, and literature–Ellen Winner shows how the artist fashions a symbolic world that transforms the experience of the observer, the adult’s ability to create and respond to works of art, and children’s art.

Foreword by Rudolf Arnheim.