Unformatted text preview: While the natural light of the area helps to create this illusion, so does the play of lines and shapes. The image is full of repeated geometric shapes including triangles, rectangles and circles. The final image that I had chosen was “”Château Meillant, Chapel Door” by Frederick H. Evans, created in 1906-7. As a smaller image with much negative space, the intricate design of the door is almost jumping out at the viewer. The steps, repeating in shape and shrinking, while plain and the only contrast to the complex nature of the doorway, help to guide your eye to it. While the contrast is faint, the detail of the doorway is still shows through, with the only true contrast between the doorway and doors themselves. This creates an illusion of depth, inviting you toward the center of the photograph....
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- Spring '07
- Frederick H. Evans, large tree trunk, Gold ART107 MOMA