Connected \\ May 8, 2017
“It seems pretty clear to us that most people experience art on the basis of unconscious filters, operators, values, past experiences and knowledge…
This summer’s exhibition “It’s Alive!” Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection provides the perfect platform to more deeply understand our complicated relationship to fear. Be sure to pick up a copy of the exhibition catalog, which will feature a thought-provoking essay on the topic by New York University neuroscience professor Joseph LeDoux.
For decades, museums have sought a minimalist approach when it comes to their galleries, hanging art on clean white walls so viewers can focus intently on the work before them. But what if they’ve been doing it all wrong?
– The Boston Globe