Discover the lively history of the invention of perspective in the 15th century http://www.webexhibits.org/arrowintheeye/
Discover the lively history of the invention of perspective in the 15th century, and how, as soon as the invention spread, it was used to achieve subtle and fascinating aesthetic effects. Explore why Renaissance artists such as Leonardo and Mantegna used perspective in unorthodox ways which have puzzled art scholars. Was the invention/discovery of perspective a stage in the steady progress of art … or is perspective merely a conventional and arbitrary system for the representation of space?
Hockney and Falco claim that artists use of optics as explains the ‘optical look’ that appeared in paintings after about 1430. As supporting evidence, they show that many paintings reveal different vanishing points in different regions, compatible with the use of optics with a small clear zone, moved from region to region to construct each part of the image.
David Stork’s rebuttals to claims by David Hockney and Charles Falco on the purported use of optical devices by early Renaissance painters.
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Helen Tyler is a British artist based in the Hanwell locale of London.