‘The whole technical power of painting depends on our recovery of what may be called the innocence of the eye; that is to say, of a sort of childish perception of these flat stains of colour, merely as such, without consciousness of what they signify, – as a blind man would see them if suddenly gifted with sight.’ – John Ruskin 1857
Give an interpretation of Mark Tansey’s 1981 painting The Innocent Eye Test in light of Ruskin’s words (1,000 words).
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What are the implications of saying perspective was invented, and what are the implications of saying it was discovered. Assess these two possibilities and give reasons for the one you believe is correct (800 words)
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