On this week’s art crime blotter: a serial brain tissue thief strikes a museum, a suicidal man attacks a Picasso-inspired exhibition, and an art dealer’s grandson sues a gallery over a $25 million Modigliani.
A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals that it is possible to enhance creativity by zapping certain regions of the brain with electrical currents.
You’re never too old to follow your dreams, or so the saying goes.
Artists are often deemed “right-brained” thinkers, but new research suggests it may be the actual structure of the brain that lends creative talent.
When you look at a painting and feel that somehow it was made just for a person like you, it might actually be true. New neuroscience research shows that deep feeling of personal resonance from some works of art is linked to your brain’s sense of self.
A new study has found that electronic stimulation to a certain part of the brain could help you appreciate art better. Science!
LOS ANGELES — If you’re reading this, you probably know the feeling. You’ve just fell in love with a work of art. Now science is trying to figure out how that happens.