Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 February 2020

464 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199390915

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Visual Worlds

Looking, Images, Visual Disciplines

James Elkins and Erna Fiorentini

  • Presents a broad array of examples--ranging from traditional "artworks" to the physics of candle flames to the visualization of neurons--providing a full introduction to the visual world
  • Covers a wide range of topics in short, thematic chapters, offering instructors great flexibility
  • Emphasizes connections between the arts and sciences, engaging students from a variety of academic backgrounds
  • Focuses on different modes of looking, showing students how seeing can change depending on the object that is seen and on its interpretation by an individual