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The better half presents an available serious survey of Western visible paintings thought from assets in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance notion via to modern writings.
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96, 418, 430 27 Tradition and the Academy Plato (1968) The Sophist 240A–B, 265B–266D, 268B–C, trans. by Harold North Fowler, Loeb Classical Library, pp. 61, trans. by H. Rackham, Loeb Classical Library, vol. 9, p. 22, vol. 7, trans. by A. H. Armstrong, Loeb Classical Library, p. 159 Porphyry (1989) On the Life of Plotinus and the Order of his Books 1, trans. by A. H. Armstrong in Plotinus with an English Translation, vol. 1, Loeb Classical Library, p. 3 Seneca (1967) Epistulae morales 65, trans.
Since perspective both brings things into sight and occludes them, then painting can exploit all the possibilities not only of what is near and far, and small and vast, but also of what is occluded or hidden, either from the ﬁgures within the picture or from the viewer. Most particularly, however, since painting is a sensory medium, it lends itself to the depiction of sensuous and sensual things, things that hold enchanted attention independently of their role in any narrative subject matter. The relation of the viewer to what is depicted in any ﬁgurative work is of course crucial.
22, vol. 7, trans. by A. H. Armstrong, Loeb Classical Library, p. 159 Porphyry (1989) On the Life of Plotinus and the Order of his Books 1, trans. by A. H. Armstrong in Plotinus with an English Translation, vol. 1, Loeb Classical Library, p. 3 Seneca (1967) Epistulae morales 65, trans. by R. M. Gummere, Loeb Classical Library, p. 1–2, trans. by E. C. Marchant, Loeb Classical Library, pp. 10–11, trans. by O. J. Todd, Loeb Classical Library, p. 2, trans. by O. J. Todd, Loeb Classical Library, p. 421 Further reading Else, Gerald F.
A Companion to Art Theory by Paul Smith, Carolyn Wilde