Combinations of lines, planes, and forms that generate eye movement

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ralph James Cox (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Walter Barker

Abstract: Leonardo DaVinci once stated: "The eve Is called the window of the Soul and is the chief means whereby the understanding can most fully and abundantly appreciate the infinite works of nature." This statement about the importance of the eye in painting by DaVinci, somewhat expresses my concern in painting because of the emphasis I place on infinite perception by the eye. I am concerned with the eye movement as ones eyes move over a complete area, surface, or space that is contained inside designated points or inside four edges of any size dimensioned format. To produce this eye movement, I project lines, planes, and forms (either two-dimensional or three-dimensional) onto two-dimensional surfaces (and within certain surface dimensions) that most positively move the eye rhythmically and automatically from one point to another point as well as backward and forward in space without obstruction.

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Language: English
Date: 1968

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