I wrote about the value of looking closely at things that we don’t like or understand—a habit that many of us otherwise seek to avoid.
Painting in Blue
I recently wrote a piece for the Center for the Future of Museums Blog: Painting in Blue
Looking the Other Way is Not an Option
Test Your Visual Intelligence
How To Differentiate Between Objective & Subjective Conclusions
Distractions Are Making Us Dumber
Can Art Save Lives? - A TedX talk (Video)
Can art save lives? Not exactly, but our most prized professionals (doctors, nurses, police officers) can learn real world skills through art analysis. Studying art like René Magritte's Time Transfixed can enhance communication and analytical skills, with an emphasis on both the seen and unseen. Amy E. Herman explains why art historical training can prepare you for real world investigation.