Education of Vision
Hardcover cloth 4to, (approx. 11 x 9 inches), 233pp. VG+ with very slight exterior foxing, slightly bowed. In a VG+ dust jacket, $12.50 price still intact. DJ with mild soil and edgewear, including small loss at the bottom rear turn-in. Thoroughly illustrated in b&w, essays contributed by Rudolf Arnheim, Wolfgang Metzger, Anton Ehrenzweig, Gerald Holton, Will Burtin, William J.J. Gordon, Johannes Itten, Tomas Maldonado, Paul Rand, Mirko Basaldella, Julian Beinart, Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr., Robert Preusser, and Robert Jay Wolff. "The essays in this book concern themselves with the carefully sequenced interplay between sensory, imaginative awareness and disciplined, scientific knowledge. They deal specifically with sharpening visual perception. The opening essays analyze the fundamental characteristics of visual faculties. The next group of essays deal with vision as an important implement in facilitating comprehension of complex scientific information." Nice first edition copy of the influential book which offered a multidisciplinary perspective on the visual imperatives of pedagogy, culture, science and society. Braziller Vision + Value series.