Artists

In Titian’s lifetime, the artist’s failing eyesight was noticed and discussed by his contemporaries as “the blindness of old age.” Philippe Lanthony, a French ophthalmologist who has written extensively about vision and art, speculates...
Born in Washington, D.C. to artist parents, Erika Marie York was in elementary school when she began to lose her vision to Stargardt disease. With her parents’ encouragement, she took art classes and workshops when she was growing up,...
This leader in the California-style watercolor movement painted with macular degeneration for the last two decades of his life. In an article that appeared in Pomona College Magazine shortly before his death at the age of one hundred,...

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