Kress, Gunther and Theo van Leeuwen. Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design. 2nd ed. London, New York: Routledge, 2006.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0415319145
BibTeX citation key: Kress1996
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Keywords: Basics, Bildwissenschaft, Cognition
Creators: Kress, van Leeuwen
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
This second edition of the landmark textbook Reading Images builds on its reputation as the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture and toys, the authors examine the ways in which images communicate meaning.
Features of this fully updated second edition include:
Reading Images focuses on the structures or ‘grammar’ of visual design – colour, perspective, framing and composition – provides the reader with an invaluable ‘tool-kit’ for reading images and makes it a must for anyone interested in communication, the media and the arts.
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