‘Seeing Like an Artist’ takes readers on an art tour, complete with droll commentary

1 month ago The Portland Press Herald

He is unapologetic about his focus on Western art. LOCAL REVIEW “Seeing Like an Artist: What Artists Perceive in the Art of Others,” by Lincoln Perry. Perry observes them as well in terms of the play of colors, planes and repeated shapes – “Look, trapezoids galore!” he exclaims. Those were the days, before vast queues, timed entries and Spirit Airlines-type scrums in front of the Mona Lisa. In easy-going language, Perry discusses just about every consideration that goes into completing a work of art.
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