Tag Archives: Research

Changing the World through the Emotional Influence of Art

I read something massively depressing, recently, so I thought I would share it with you (you’ll thank me later).  http://www.alternet.org/media/most-depressing-discovery-about-brain-ever?sc=fb What the article says is that decisions are not made on the basis of facts, but on emotions.  Decisions are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Abundance of Truth and Beauty

Something big is happening.  Things have been changing for quite a while.  Are you aware of what’s happening?  Have you been trying to ignore it or deny it?  If you are an artist, you cannot have missed this.  But do … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Is Art a Waste of Time?

Many artists have been dissuaded from pursuing their art because of what people think about art and artists.  There has been, for many decades, a common perception that artists are wastrels and that making art is not a real job.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Imagine That

In a recent news story, a painting by Pablo Picasso was donated to an Australian university and sold at auction, on the condition that the money raised by the sale goes toward research.  This is the news story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13860940 Next … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment