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Viewpoints:
Mathematical Perspective and Fractal Geometry in Art
Marc Frantz & Annalisa Crannell

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1: Introduction to Perspective and Space Coordinates 1
Artist Vignette: Sherry Stone 9

Chapter 2: Perspective by the Numbers 13
Artist Vignette: Peter Galante 25

Chapter 3: Vanishing Points and Viewpoints 29
Artist Vignette: Jim Rose 39

Chapter 4: Rectangles in One-Point Perspective 43
What’s My Line?: A Perspective Game 55

Chapter 5: Two-Point Perspective 59
Artist Vignette: Robert Bosch 77

Chapter 6: Three-Point Perspective and Beyond 85
Artist Vignette: Dick Termes 113

Chapter 7: Anamorphic Art 117
Viewpoints at the Movies: The Hitchcock Zoom 135
Plates follow page 138

Chapter 8: Introduction to Fractal Geometry 139
Artist Vignette: Teri Wagner 157

Chapter 9: Fractal Dimension 161
Artist Vignette: Kerry Mitchell 193
Answers to Selected Exercises 197

Appendix: Information for Instructors 215
Annotated References 223
Index 229

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