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2016 Gerard Crock Lecture


Gerard’s grand-daughter Harriet and twin brother Harry

It was standing room only at the 2016 Gerard Crock Lecture and the audience was in for a real treat.

Emeritus Professor Doug Coster AO gave a truly wonderful talk touching on his extraordinary experience in ophthalmology, science, research and art.

His insights into the painting and drawing techniques of renaissance and modern artists delighted everyone present and the topic ‘the art of seeing and the seeing of art’, was very appealing particularly to the Crock family, many of whom were in attendance.

Peter Crock said his father would be have been very pleased with the lecture, as he was particularly keen on the art of the Renaissance.

Listen to a short (6 minute) podcast interview where he explains his study of why artists see differently from ordinary folk.

The full recording of Professor Coster’s talk is now available.

His brilliant lecture, full of insight and erudition, is now available on YouTube

and audio on Soundcloud.