September 2021
Volume 21, Issue 9
Open Access
Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2021
Discomfort from Contemporary Art: Contribution of Color
Author Affiliations
  • Xortia Ross
    University of Nevada, Reno
  • Sarah M Haigh
    University of Nevada, Reno
  • Olivier Penacchio
    University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Arnold J Wilkins
    University of Essex, Colchester, England
Journal of Vision September 2021, Vol.21, 2959. doi:
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      Xortia Ross, Sarah M Haigh, Olivier Penacchio, Arnold J Wilkins; Discomfort from Contemporary Art: Contribution of Color. Journal of Vision 2021;21(9):2959.

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Images that evoke visual discomfort tend to deviate from the 1/f relationship commonly revealed by the Fourier amplitude spectrum of images from the natural environment. However, this ignores the contribution of color. We focused on the effect of chromaticity difference on discomfort by using contemporary non-representational works of art that varied in both structural complexity and in color.


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