F(A)Wry Views

F A Wry Views The term anamorphosis from the greek ana again and morphe shape designates a variety of perspective experiments that can be traced back to the artistic developments of the s and s Anamorp

  • Title: F(A)Wry Views
  • Author: David R. Castillo
  • ISBN: 9781557532275
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Spiral-bound
  • The term anamorphosis, from the greek ana again and morphe shape , designates a variety of perspective experiments that can be traced back to the artistic developments of the 1500 s and 1600 s Anamorphic devices challenge viewers to experience different forms of perceptual oscillation and uncertainty Images shift in front of the eyes of puzzled spectators as they moveThe term anamorphosis, from the greek ana again and morphe shape , designates a variety of perspective experiments that can be traced back to the artistic developments of the 1500 s and 1600 s Anamorphic devices challenge viewers to experience different forms of perceptual oscillation and uncertainty Images shift in front of the eyes of puzzled spectators as they move from the center of the representation to the margins, or from one side to the other A Wry Views demonstrates that much of the literature of the Spanish Golden Age is susceptible, and indeed requires, oblique readings as in anamorphosis.

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