Emotions and art appreciation - are the two inseparable?

Why do you like a particular piece of art? Your emotions may have more influence than you think!

Last month Leonardo da Vinci’s painting "Salvator Mundi" sold for a record breaking $450 million. How can a painting be worth that much money? The answer may partly reside in your emotions.

Apparently emotions play a central role in establishing a work of art’s value—a theory that has recently been backed up by science. Two new psychological studies have examined the influence that emotions have on both observing art and making it.

Click here to read a report about the connection.

  • December 05, 2017
  • Ken Morden

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