anamorphosis


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(12) Oxford English Dictionary Online, s.v., "anamorphosis"
It is Lomazzo that names Leonardo's specific manner of proto-anamorphic projection to be "prospettiva inversa." In her discussion of the methods of perspective known to Leonardo, Lyle Massey, Picturing Space, Displacing Bodies: Anamorphosis in Early Modern Theories of Perspective, (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007), 47, puts forth four different kinds of perspectives available.
And last but not least, there is anamorphosis. Ercan explained that this technique probably originated in the 16th-century to produce coded messages which could only be deciphered by means of a special tool, often a cylindrical mirror that, if found by an enemy, would not be understood as a way of breaking the code.
In a brilliant reading of Lacan's discussion of anamorphosis and the geometral perspective in The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, Tuhkanen argues that '"paranoid ambiguities" ...
Among the topics are official and non-official modes of representing the leader and the divine; from warrior to statesman in art and ideology; Octavian Augustus and the image of Alexander the Great; the acanthus of the Ara Pacis as an Apolline and Dionysiac symbol of anamorphosis, anakyklosis, and numen mixtum; the insanity of Caligula or the insanity of the Jews: differences in perception and religious belief; and astral theology, Castorian imagery, and the dual heirs in the transmission of leadership.
Key Words: Metamorphosis; Anamorphosis; Subjectivily; Lesbianism; Cassandra Rios.
(6) For more on anamorphosis, see Looking Awry 90-91; Zizek's thoughts on deconstruction as an essentially incomplete project can be found in For They Know 37.
The most perceptive moment of this chapter is the use of painterly anamorphosis to illustrate and explain how Bruno proceeds in his play, by "suggest[ing] something much deeper [...] and the need to expose artifice" (207).
anamorphosis would be a bit disappointing, were it not for the
and quirky experiments in trompe l'oeil or anamorphosis; the
Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature: Mediation and Affect by Jen E.
Likewise, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, dubbed the "Father of General Systems Theory," refers to it as anamorphosis. Anamorphosis is, in the biological sense, "the tendency" for an organism "to evolve toward increasing complexity" (Davidson 1983, 223, 227).