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Prof Zeki on how a blind man 'sees' the world

3 December 2010

The British painter Sargy Mann was diagnosed with cataracts at 36, and went on to lose his sight completely. But in his mind's eye his vision did not fade.

Picture credit: The Observer

Picture from The Observer

Mann found new ways to keep working and today his paintings, collected by Daniel Day-Lewis among others, are more acclaimed than ever.

Professor Semir Zeki comments on how a blind artist’s mind ‘sees’ the world, with particular reference to blind artist Sargy Mann.

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