Art and Emotions

Art stimulates our emotions, and science backs this up. We react to art with surprise, mirth, familiarity, horror, curiosity, wonder, revulsion….you name it. Art also stimulates our intellect. Many times, what we know about a work, is reflected in our reaction to a work.


Reading/Viewing Material on Arts and Emotions

Optional Introductory Video – Beauty and the Brain

Introductory Article – Science Shows the Fantastic Effect of Art on the Brain and Body.

Color and Emotions

Google Image search of  “Art and Emotion Quotes


Additional Material

Art and Emotion -Wikipedia Article

Article on art, emotions and intellect by David Kessler

Article – Brains Scans Reveal the Power of Art