Book Search:  

 

 
Google full text of our books:

bookjacket

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

Book Description | Reviews
Chapter 1 [in PDF format]

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

Return to Book Description

File created: 4/17/2014

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Textbooks
For Reviewers
Class Use
Rights
Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
MATH SITE
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share