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Published: 10 July 2013

312 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199936939

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Experiencing Art

In the Brain of the Beholder

Arthur Shimamura

  • Unique position on aesthetics that considers vision, emotion, and prior knowledge as all influencing our complex experience of art
  • The advent of new brain imaging methods reveals the links between brain activity and art experience
  • Current academic dialogues across art and science are accessible, here, to the general reader
  • This book features a variety of beautiful and challenging images from different corners of the art world to illustrate concepts at hand

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