Appreciation of Art with Vision and Color
Art is the creation of human skill and imagination in a visual form. Hence, it becomes imperative to study vision and color for the greater appreciation of art (Feinsher in what is color? Color how to use color in art and design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd., London, pp. 2–3, 2006, ). Understanding the concepts of luminescence, color, contrast, acuity, surrounding, equiluminescent color, shading, resolution, and perspective can help appreciate better the masterpieces of artists. It is an attempt to not only understand art but also to understand how human mind works and conjures images which lead to a deeper understanding (Feinsher in what is color? Color how to use color in art and design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd., London, pp. 2–3, 2006, ). It is an attempt to deepen the relationship between art and science. There are no fixed criteria for judging masterpieces, but it is the ability to assess skill, craftsmanship, and workmanship unique to the master. In understanding concepts of vision and color, the scientific aspects of art are clearly defined; hence, art no longer remains art, but a different view of it emerges compelling us to appreciate the masterpieces and the artistic expressions.
KeywordsArt Vision Color Luminescence Contrast
I would like to thank Mr. Tom Vattakuzhy for his inputs and permission to use his paintings to explain concepts of art.
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