Drawing : The Art-Science Connection: Pens, Pencils, and Neurons

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Art depends on our brains. By understanding what goes on in our brains...we can hope to deepen our appreciation of both the art and science." David Hubel, neuroscientist, Nobel Laureate Drawing: The Art-Science Connection; Pens, Pencils, and Neurons. With the advent of Cognitive Neuroscience, the divide between art and science is narrowing as the two domains explore their common interests - the human brain. Recent developments in imaging technology is making correlations that heretofore were not possible, providing us with answers as to the "what, why, and how" we do things - including the making of art. Hence the theme, purpose, and intent of this book, supplemented with over 300 informative illustrations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 526.16g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508764336
  • 9781508764335

About Richard T Banks

Biography Richard T. Banks, a native of Chicago, Illinois attended the University of Illinois, Champaign, Urbana earning a Bachelor and Master's Degree in architecture. He taught architectural design at the university for four years, prior to relocating to New York City, where he joined a prestigious international architecture and planning firm as a lead design architect on numerous large-scale projects in the U.S and abroad. His work has been widely published and honored with numerous awards, fellowships, and professional citations comprising forty years of professional practice. Richard is an avid artist, proficient in several graphic mediums including drawing, printmaking, watercolor, and acrylic painting and has exhibited in many national juried competitions. He sustains a passionate curiosity, is an ardent reader of science, art, and history; enjoys golf, woodworking, and is an excellent artisan. Richard and his wife Marilyn currently reside in Pinehurst, North Carolina.show more

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