The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing

by James Elkins

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156004978
  • ISBN-10: 0156004976
  • Pages: 272
  • Publication Date: 07/15/1997
  • Carton Quantity: 60

About the book

In this “remarkable tour de force” (Publishers Weekly)-a “ceaselessly thought-provoking book” (Kirkus Reviews)-art historian James Elkins marshals psychology, philosophy, science, and art history to show how seeing alters the thing seen and transforms the seer. Black-and-white photographs.

About the author
James Elkins

James Elkins has worked as an art historian at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.