Perception, Light, and Color
What Is Perspective?
|James Elkins explains the development and historical significance of linear perspective, a mathematical system for projecting an illusion of three-dimensional space onto a two-dimensional surface.
The Science of Good Taste
|Steven Weintraub examines how light temperature affects a viewers experience of a work of art in a museum. Using cognitive science, Weintraub conducts an experiment to test whether aesthetic taste is universal or individual.
Art and Science in the Classroom
|In this lecture, Chris Chiaverina provides classroom projects combining basic principles of art and physics.