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When the sensory lens is an artistic prism: the brain, Kandinsky, and multisensory art

Gregory W. Rutecki Cleveland, Ohio, United States     Wassily Kandinsky seated before one of his paintings In 1812 an Austrian physician named Georg Sachs published a medical dissertation about his family’s albinism.1,2 Conspicuous by inclusion, Sachs claimed to simultaneously hear and see colored music. His claim of a sensory duality is considered the first […]