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Looking at art is like being in love. Just not as messy.

February 9, 2012 in Uncategorized

Don’t go looking for happiness in love. You’re just as likely to find it by looking at art. So says Semir Zeki, Professor of Neuroesthetics at University College London. Professor Zeki has successfully demonstrated that viewing a beautiful work of art creates the same chemical response as love. Both trigger an increase in Dopamine, the […]

Classify art by colour? How dare we.

February 6, 2012 in Uncategorized

Delicious is one of the biggest social bookmarking sites in the world. If you’re not familiar with it, you should be. Delicious allows users to bookmark websites that catch their fancy and tag them appropriately, all in the hope of sharing those sites with others in the Delicious community. And the most popular art site […]


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