Interdisciplinary essays, provides an exciting exploration of color, from the diverse perspectives of experts in eight fields ranging from physics, through biology, to art history. Contributors include David Bomford, John Gage, Bridget Riley, Malcolm Longair, and others.
Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. 237p. Index.
Livingstone, Margaret S. Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing. Harry N. Abrams, 2002. ISBN: 0810904063. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30980)
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Explains how the human vision works and demonstrates that the many answers to these and many other questions about art depend ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our brains. Foreword by David Hubel.
Further reading. 150 illustrations, including 108 charts and plates in full color. Epilogue: Talent, Music, and Learning Disabilities. Index. 207p.