Glass eyeballs rattle, rotate, slide and multiply. In 1942 Aldous Huxley wrote The Art of Seeing in which he discussed the Bates Method of improving eyesight. Reflecting on Huxley’s narrative explorations Aldous’s Eyes is a visual exploration of perceptual phenomena.
Glass eyeballs from the History of Medicines Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. With thanks to Rachel Ingold, Curator, History of Medicine Collections.