Month April 2012

Color Talks 02 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 27th | 12:00 Noon

Thursday April 27th at 12:00 Noon “Why do we see colors? Why do we see at all?” This short series of presentations will attempt to answer some basic questions about vision. Why do we see in color? How did we get this way? Are there alternative forms of seeing? Are there colors that we don’t […]

Color Talks 01 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 26th | 3:00 PM

Thursday April 26th at 3:00 PM “Seeing Black, White, and Colored Surfaces.” (Parallel problems in art and visual science.) We see black, white, gray and colored surfaces when the light they reflect reaches the eye and strikes the rods and cones. But in fact, any intensity of light can be reflected from any shade of […]

Why do we draw the figure?

Editor | Grace Burney The human body holds the essence of LIFE. Its spirit can be deciphered with a soft touch, or a powerful mark, and its flesh, by a twist of the wrist. Without the exacting symmetry, so often found in man made objects, figure drawing allows for a basic human desire – freedom […]