LIVINGSTONE, MS: Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing

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) $16.00

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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.

SAYDACK, R: David McCosh: Learning to Paint is Learning to See

Saydack, Roger. David McCosh; Learning to Paint is Learning to See. University of Oregon, 2016. ISBN: 9780990353379. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30938) $20.00

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Exhibition catalog. Beautifully illustrated, including an image of the artist in his studio.

David McCosh (1903-1981) was known to tell his art students: “Learning to paint is learning to see.” This exhibition centered on landscape-based, paintings that demonstrate McCosh’s genius at capturing the essence of the scene. Essays by Roger Saydack. Introduction by Danielle Knapp.