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The Science of Art: Optical Themes in Western Art from Brunelleschi to Seurat, Martin Kemp. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. pages. ISBN: NA. The Science of Art: Optical Themes in Western Art from Brunelleschi to Seurat. Martin Kemp, Author Yale University Press $40 (p) ISBN The Science of Art by Kemp, Martin and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at


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But the sciences called upon by art were in no way limited to art. The rules of geometrical projection, on which perspective relies, were not first and principally applied to art.

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In astronomy and geography they were indispensable for the cartographic problems of representing the spherical orbits of the heavens and the terrestrial globe on a picture surface. On the cover of Kemp's attractively designed book, a lady of distinctly artistic garb holds up a sheet of geometrical diagrams, clearly quite remote from her own calling.

The painting is Allegory of Geometry, done in by Laurent de la Hire.

martin kemp the science of art The artist was directly involved in a bitter struggle among French academicians, those who promoted a strict observance of mathematical rules, especially those of perspective, versus those who stressed what we would describe today as visual intuition.

The broad thrust of more recent work is devoted to a history of the visual, which embraces the wide range of artefacts from science, technology and the fine and applied arts that have been devised to articulate our visual relationship to the physical world.

Visual Angles on Art and Science; and Visualizations.

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Direct expressions of this vision are to be found in the Centre for Visual Studies which I founded in Oxford. On the cover of Kemp's attractively designed book, a lady of distinctly artistic garb holds up a sheet of geometrical diagrams, clearly quite remote from her own calling.

The painting is Allegory of Geometry, done in by Laurent de la Hire. The artist was directly involved in a bitter struggle among French academicians, those who promoted a strict observance of mathematical rules, especially those of perspective, versus those who stressed what we would martin kemp the science of art today as visual intuition.