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Get the picture? Art in the brain of the beholder – 17 July 2012 – New Scientist

 

My child could have done that!" Wrong – neuroaesthetics is starting to show us why abstract art can be so beguiling

STANDING in front of Jackson Pollock’s Summertime: Number 9A one day, I was struck by an unfamiliar feeling. What I once considered an ugly collection of random paint splatters now spoke to me as a joyous celebration of movement and energy, the bright yellow and blue bringing to mind a carefree laugh…..

Get the picture? Art in the brain of the beholder – 17 July 2012 – New Scientist

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