Art Stimulates the Brain

May 19, 2022 — Art stimulates the brain in manifold ways. Whenever you look at a work of art, your brain is trying to make sense of the visual information it is receiving. In addition to the brain’s ability to make sense of what we see, the brain actually undergoes changes when we look at […]

A Brief History of Impressionism

Part 1 Although some of the most respected artists in the Western canon were part of Impressionism, the term “Impressionist” was originally intended as a derogatory term used by art critics who were completely overwhelmed by this new style of painting. Although the rise of Impressionism in France came at a time when many other […]

Hanging Artwork – the where of it all

Everything you read about how high to hang art will tell you to hang pictures at eye level. But if you applied the eye height rule to every piece of art, you would have hot porridge in your hands and many of your pieces would hang at the WRONG height. The ideal height to hang […]