The Artist's Eyes: Vision and the History of Art

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In this fascinating juxtaposition of science and art history, ophthalmologists Michael Marmor and James Ravin examine the role of vision and eye disease in art. They focus on the eye, where the process of vision originates, and investigate how aspects of vision have inspired and confounded many of the world's most famous artists. Why do Georges Seurat's paintings appear to shimmer? How come the eyes in certain portraits seem to follow you around the room? Are the broad brushstrokes in Monet's Water Lilies due to cataracts ...

The Artist's Eyes: Vision and the History of Art 2009, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810948495

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