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    The artist's eyes : vision and the history of art / Michael F. Marmor and James G. Ravin.
    by Marmor, Michael F., 1941-
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    New York : Abrams, 2009.
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  • Art and vision disorders.
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  • Visual perception.
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  • Artists -- Health and hygiene.
  • ISBN: 
    9780810948495 (hc.)
    0810948494 (hc.)
    Description: 
    223 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 29 cm.
    Contents: 
    I. The Eye as an Optical Instrument -- 1. Why Glasses Are Needed -- 2. The Myth of Impressionism and Myopia -- 3. El Greco -- 4. Euphronios: A Presbyopic Potter in Ancient Athens -- II. Coding and Contrast -- 5. The Thinking Eye: Coding Vision -- 6. Mach Bands: The Artist's "Edge" -- 7. Light and Dark/Day and Night -- III. The Addition of Color -- 8. Recognizing Color -- 9. A Circle of Color: Turner, Newton, and Goethe -- 10. The Yellow Vision of van Gogh -- 11. Seurat, Color Science, and Neo-Impressionism -- 12. Matisse and the Implications of Color -- 13. Chuck Close and the Pixelated Image -- IV. Limitations of Color -- 14. Color Deficiency: A Different Vision -- 15. An Artist with a Defect in Color Vision: Charles Meryon -- 16. The Secret of Paul Henry -- V. Perspective and Illusion -- 17. Perspective on Perspective -- 18. Art with Different Perspectives -- 19. Illusion and Art -- 20. Portraits (and Paintings) That Follow You -- 21. Escher and the Ophthalmologist -- 22. Bridget Riley and the Rationale for Op Art -- VI. The Aging Eye -- 23. The Aging Eye: Vision and Disease -- 24. The Dilemma of Late Style: Titian and Cezanne -- 25. The Aging Rembrandt: Maturity vs. Disease -- VII. External Eye Disease -- 26. Pissarro: the Lachrymose Impressionist -- 27. Are the Eyes Straight?: Portraits and Rembrandt -- VIII. Cataract and Glaucoma -- 28. Cataracts and the Artist: Carriera, Martin, and Others -- 29. Cataracts, Diabetes, and Radium: The Case of Cassatt -- 30. Cataracts, Surgery, and Color: The Case of Monet -- 31. Glaucoma and the Artist -- 32. James Thurber and the Sequelae of Childhood Injury -- XI. Retinal Disease -- 33. Retinal Disease and Art -- 34. Goya's Strange Malady -- 35. The Blindness of Degas -- 36. Munch and Visions from Within the Eye -- 37. The Blurred World of Georgia O'Keeffe -- X. The Artist's View -- 38. Simulating the Vision of Degas and Monet.
    Additional Author: 
    Ravin, James G.
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    Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-215) and index.
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