Science for Artists

Inspiration and Truth

What is Art?

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Photo  by Katarina Countiss

List from The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, & Human Evolution by Dutton, Denis (Book – 2009)

Cluster Criteria: Aspects of Art (and non-art)

  1. Direct pleasure
  2. Skill and virtuosity
  3. Style
  4. Novelty and creativity
  5. Criticism
  6. Representation
  7. Special focus
  8. Expressive individuality
  9. Emotional saturation
  10. Intellectual challenge
  11. Art traditions and institutions
  12. Imaginative experience

 

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Author: KC

I am Katarina Countiss, a multimedia designer. I like blogs, games, art and technology. I am curious about how things are made.

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