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Rock art animals in profile: Visual recognition and the principles of canonical form

Dobrez, Livio; Dobrez, Patricia


The article examines factors involved in rapid and easy visual identification of animals in life and art. It gives an account of what we term canonical form in connection with 'basic level' recognition, profile depiction and the concept of salience. In th

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Rock Art Research


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