NEUROSCIENCE, COLOUR and the VISUAL ARTS

NEUROSCIENCE, COLOUR and the VISUAL ARTS

City University Art and the illuminant: An exploration of sources of illumination and art.

Wednesday 1st April
Room C322 the Tait Building

14:30 Introduction: concepts of illumination, painters and paintings
Gordon Plant and Lesta Woo, UCL

15:00 Colourful Insights: Architecture and Visual Impairment
Lesta Woo, Architect, Insights Studio/UCL

15:30 Caravaggio and Vision
Clovis Whitfield, Art historian and author of “Caravaggio’s Eye”

16:00 The Halstead-Granville Tea

16:30 Does colour tell the time of day in paintings?
Anya Hurlbert
Professor of Visual Neuroscience
Dean of Advancement
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Newcastle University
University of Newcastle

17:00 Phosphorescence and the appearance of magic in painting
Degard, Royal College of Art

17:30 General Discussion and Close

Tickets are free but limited and include refreshments