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Author Acton, Mary.
Title Learning to look at paintings / Mary Acton.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition Second edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1143 .A38 2009    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1143 .A38 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Acton, Mary.
Subject Painting -- Appreciation.
Painting -- Themes, motives.
Visual perception.
Description xxxvi, 267 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-253) and index.
ISBN 9780415435178 (hbk. : alk. paper)
041543517X (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415435185 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415435188 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 227191966
Table of Contents
1Composition1
2Space29
3Form56
4Tone88
5Colour118
6Subject-matter135
7Drawing and its purposes175
8Looking at prints202
ConclusionThe use of comparison as an aid to looking228
App. 1Some questions to ask yourself when standing in front of a painting233
App. 2Glossary of some art terms234
 References and further reading247
 Index254


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