How People With Bad Eyesight See The World When They Take Off Their Glasses Illustrated In 17 Oil Paintings

Myopia, a vision problem that blurs distant objects, was the inspiration of South African Philip Barlow for a series of photos. The artist paints daily scenes in oil painting, those we encounter in our daily lives, to convert them into new landscapes wrapped in a singular beauty.

At first glance, Barlow’s paintings look like fuzzy photographs. But these realistic paintings are a perfect illustration of the blurred effect nearsighted people see when they take off their glasses and allow those with normal vision to understand how it feels to live with this disease.

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