art

Jennie Jewitt-Harris, a psychologist and medical doctor, uses drawing, collage, and 3D stereo photography to consider the psychology relating to how our memories and opinions are shaped. During her time as Artist in Residence at Watts Gallery in Compton, Surrey, she is...

As a graduate student in the ‘60s I found Escher prints on the walls of many of my contemporaries and indeed in chemistry, physics, mathematics and other science labs. This was in contrast to the Brueghels, the Leonardos and the...

A collaboration between artist, neuropsychologists and patient which explores the devastating impacts of amnesia, drawing parallels between the sudden evacuation of St Kilda, comes to Liverpool this autumn. Lesions in the Landscape, by Danish-born artist...

The artistic personality

Art is part of everyday life, but its importance differs widely from person to person: some can’t get enough of galleries, watch art programmes on TV, and devour artists’ biographies, whereas others are simply not bothered at...

Immanuel Kant argued that if we think something is beautiful then we expect most people to agree, but some will not: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty has to do with pleasure to the senses, considered ‘unspeakable’: a beauty that needs no words, yet numerous...