"Thanks to art, instead of seeing a single world, our own, we see it multiply until we have before us as many worlds as there are original artists."
Oh! I never knew there was a "way' to look at paintings! Up and down, nor across..I seem to look in the center and spiral out. I am intrigued by this.
There really isn't a rule about it, but when you are looking at something that comes from another frame of reference, it makes sense to adapt your view. We read horizonally while Chinese calligraphy is written vertically.
Some chinese paintings are like a journey, you follow a path or a stream through the painting, therefore "perspective" isn't the main point, the trip is...
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