depicted object

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something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation

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Wollheim wants to analyse paintings in terms of seeing-in rather than in terms of seeing-as.[15] Peacocke needs the seeing -- as analysis precisely because the F-relation, if it explains anything at all, explains what it is to see properties of the surface as corresponding to properties of the visual field in which the depicted object might be presented.
The lack of a photographic record during the preliberation period made the sudden appearance of images in the spring of 1945 "much more unsettling." Due to the initial shock value, the wide dissemination, and the recycling of the most frequently depicted objects ("skulls and corpses, barbed wire fences separating survivors and victims from the outside world, camp courtyards,..., crematorium chimneys and furnaces, victimized mother and child, abandoned possessions," Holocaust photographs were seared into collective memory.
Experienced resemblance in outline shape is the experience of sameness of the solid angle subtended by the contours on the pictorial surface and the solid angle subtended by the actual depicted objects. Pictures don't resemble their objects but they are experienced as such and it is sameness of outline shape or sameness of subtended solid angles that secures this experience.
The animator then defines the object in space and uses software to create the vehicle's motion relative to all the other depicted objects. "Once the animator has created the motion of the image, and is satisfied that the motion is in accordance with the accident analysis data, the next step is to go into the rendering program," he says.
They were interested in more distinct forms than the Impressionists, who often depicted objects dissolved in bright sunlight.
So that they may be seen, the depicted objects are printed in a translucent gray: Ironically, transparency loses its defining property in becoming visible.
There is hardly any differentiation between the textures of various depicted objects. Stone can be distinguished from metal, but one stone appears the same as another, and all metals have the same sheen.
For example, in one image focused on a rug-printed with a leopard-skin pattern and slung over a balcony railing--real and depicted objects are conflated, generating an illusory picture within the picture.
Consisting of an open structure of wooden planks, the delicate exhibition architecture not only afforded an overview of the whole space but also served as a critical backdrop for the material and symbolical weight of the depicted objects.
The pictures seem to have been placed side by side for a variety of reasons, ranging from similarities in the materials or size of the depicted objects to visual characteristics such as staring eyes or a similar posture.
Louis professors "extremely negative reaction" to the inclusion of depicted objects like radios, handbags, and motorboats in his realist renderings of models.
The depicted objects, drawn in tenuous and delicate colors, follow one after another, seemingly endlessly.
Most paintings consist of four panels arranged to create a centra "empty" square which is "filled" by the wall itself and thus asserts a series o relations: that of painting to wall, actual to depicted objects, representation to reality.
As familiar as the depicted objects often are, their identity is divorced from their function.