a feast for the eyes

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a feast for the eyes

An especially attractive, pleasing, and/or remarkable sight or visual experience. His newest film has such lush cinematography that it is truly a feast for the eyes. He emerged from the tailor in a brand new designer suit, and I thought he was a feast for the eyes.
See also: eye, feast
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The intense colors and bold patterns are a feast for the eyes. The elaborate patterning on the beadwork is either floral or geometric.
The paintings, however neutral, offer a feast for the eyes, with ephemeral reflections and shadows that come and go according to the light--but for the naked eye only, since in reproduction the paintings reveal nothing more than a blank space.
The book is a pleasure to read and it offers a feast for the eyes. And for the uninitiated it may stimulate deserved interest in a long neglected author and his cultural milieu.
"Homage to the Swedish Ballet 1920-1925," Murray Louis's re-creation of four ballets from the early twenties based on sketches of the original costumes, was a feast for the eyes. But it was also a reminder that collaboration between the visual arts and dance can create spectacle in which movement gets lost.
"It is a painting's first merit to be a feast for the eyes," Delacroix wrote in 1863.