The Resource Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel

Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel

Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing
Title
Vision and art
Title remainder
the biology of seeing
Statement of responsibility
by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How we see art depends ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our brains. This book explains how the eye and brain translate different wavelengths of light into the colors and forms of the world around us. The author turns to art in order to delve into the science underlying various phenomena in painting, using example to illustrate her points
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Livingstone, Margaret
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7430.5
LC item number
.L54 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WW 105
NLM item number
L788v 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual perception
  • Color vision
  • Painting
  • Visual Perception
  • Color Perception
  • Spatial Perception
  • Paintings
  • Perception visuelle
  • Vision des couleurs
  • Peinture
  • Color vision
  • Painting
  • Visual perception
  • Visuele waarneming
  • Kleuren
  • Beeldende kunsten
  • Percepção visual
  • Percepção de cor
  • Neurofysiologie
Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5
  • Acuity and spatial resolution: central and peripheral vision
  • 6
  • The next level of color processing: surround effects
  • 7
  • From 3-D to 2-D: perspective
  • 8
  • From 3-D to 2-D: shading and chiaroscuro
  • 9
  • From 3-D to 2-D: stereopsis
  • 1
  • 10
  • Illusions of motion
  • 11
  • Color mixing and color resolution
  • 12
  • Television, movies, and computer graphics
  • Epilogue
  • Talent, music and learning disabilities -- Further reading -- Index -- Credits
  • Fiat lux: let there be light
  • 2
  • The eye and color vision
  • 3
  • Luminance and night vision
  • 4
  • The first stages of processing color and luminance: where and what
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780810904064
Lccn
2001046508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47745847
  • (OCoLC)ocm47745847
Label
Vision and art : the biology of seeing, by Margaret Livingstone ; foreword by David Hubel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5
  • Acuity and spatial resolution: central and peripheral vision
  • 6
  • The next level of color processing: surround effects
  • 7
  • From 3-D to 2-D: perspective
  • 8
  • From 3-D to 2-D: shading and chiaroscuro
  • 9
  • From 3-D to 2-D: stereopsis
  • 1
  • 10
  • Illusions of motion
  • 11
  • Color mixing and color resolution
  • 12
  • Television, movies, and computer graphics
  • Epilogue
  • Talent, music and learning disabilities -- Further reading -- Index -- Credits
  • Fiat lux: let there be light
  • 2
  • The eye and color vision
  • 3
  • Luminance and night vision
  • 4
  • The first stages of processing color and luminance: where and what
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780810904064
Lccn
2001046508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47745847
  • (OCoLC)ocm47745847

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