View In Room
View In Room
Gouache on velin d'arches paper
Dimensions: 21cm (H) x 30cm (W) x 0.2cm (D) / 8.3" (H) x 11.8" (W) x 0.08" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Some claim that sight comes either from the earth, or from an external air-born light or an internal light-bearing spirit, which travel from the brain through narrow passages, and, after penetrating the coating of the eye, emerge into the air and, mixed with similar matter, give vision. Vision, visus, is so called because, compared to the other senses, it is more lively, vivatior, more important, or swifter, velocior, and more powerful, vigere, as memory is, compared to the other faculties of the mind. For it is located closer to the brain, the source of all the senses. For this reason, we use the word 'see' when we refer to things which pertain to the other senses. As when we say 'see how it tastes' and so on.
The Aberdeen Bestiary, the nature of man
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Based in: Thoiras
Marc Westhof is a Belgian artist born in 1956 who lives & works in Thoiras, France.
1981-1983 Certification Cooper Union New York, NY, United States
1975-1980 MBA Paris, France
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