Michael F. Marmor is Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University School of Medicine. The author of many scientific papers and books, he is has also written pioneering studies on the role of vision and eye disease in art and created visual simulations to demonstrate the effects of visual loss on art, including the late works of Monet and Degas. His latest book on art is The Artist’s Eyes (2009).
Vision is an inherent component of visual art, and a tool for artists as much as pigment, engraving implements or canvas. It serves to recognize a subject, create work with detail or color, refine work in progress and judge a finished product Read More