What can science tell us about the art experience?

Gary Vikan

Watch the following video in which Gary Vikan, Director of the Walters Museum of Art and a faculty member of the¬†Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders,¬†discusses how neuroscience, evolutionary biology and the cave paintings in Lascaux might point to the fact that aesthetics is "hard-wired into our heads."     Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on how we in the arts create and articulate value. … [Read more...]