Vision and art. The biology of seeing

Catalogue Number: 1109
Vision and art. The biology of seeing
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: LIVINGSTONE Margaret (Foreword by David Hubel)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2002
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: Harry N Abrams Inc
Description Of Item: Illustrated A4 size paperback, 208 pages, copiously illustrated mostly in colour
Historical Significance: Margaret Livingston is a Harvard University neuro-biologist. She gives an account of the mechanisms underlying vision and then turns to art to explain how artists create effects. There is a chapter on illusions in motion and a chapter on TV, movies and computer graphics
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: 2009
Condition: Fine
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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