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Virginia Seymour

Virginia Seymour

Virginia Seymour is the Head Librarian of Research and Instruction at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. She writes the “Learning to Look” visual literacy column on JSTOR Daily.

Cultivating the Art of Slow Looking

When we examine the subject, foreground, and background of an image separately, the nuances of the scene emerge.
Dr. Rivers Frederick Perfoming Surgery at Flint-Goodridge Hospital

Introducing Our Visual Literacy Column, “Learning to Look”

Developing visual literacy skills unlocks a means of understanding and engaging with the world that cannot be replaced by any text.