In Visual Arts of 3rd of E.S.O. we are learning about the principles of Perception and trying to explain how we perceive parts of objects and form whole objects. Gestalt is a psychology term which means “unified whole”. It refers to theories of visual perception developed by German psychologists in the 1920s. These theories attempt to describe how people tend to organize visual elements into groups or unified wholes when certain principles are applied.
Here you can see again the presentation we used in class for your future reference.