The Science of Art: Optical Themes in Western Art from Brunelleschi to Seurat

Discusses the invention of perspective by Brunelleschi and its exploitation by various artists in history. Author Martin Kemp describes the productions and use of a variety of mechanical and optical devices that contributed to the art of Velazquez, Ruben's, Poussin, and Turner.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
Art Ed/Museum Ed
TRC format: 
Book