The Structure of Paintings

Michael Leyton

Michael Leyton has built new foundations for geometry during which form is akin to reminiscence garage. A primary argument of those foundations is that artistic endeavors are maximal reminiscence shops. the speculation of geometry is constructed from Leyton's basic legislation of reminiscence garage, and this publication indicates that those legislation ascertain the constitution of work. moreover, the ebook demonstrates that the emotion expressed by way of a portray is absolutely the reminiscence extracted via the legislation. accordingly, the legislation of reminiscence garage let the systematic and rigorous mapping not just of the compositional constitution of a portray, but additionally of its emotional expression. The argument is supported by means of unique analyses of work by way of Picasso, Raphael, Cezanne, Gauguin, Modigliani, Ingres, De Kooning, Memling, Balthus and Holbein.

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