An illustration of people cast in shadow.

Shadows: In Nature, Life & Art

by William Vaughan Author

Shadows are all around us, yet we hardly even think about them. Can we only see shadows and not objects themselves, as Plato thought? What's the difference between a cast shadow and a form shadow? What role to they play in Western art? This book answers these questions and even more in a comprehensive and detailed history of shadows. Learn about their meanings and impact on art alongside several beautiful black and white illustrations and diagrams. This little book will change the way you see the world.