Ellen Winner, BC psychology professor and director of the Arts and Mind Lab, shared her research surrounding the cognition of arts in adults and children.
“The MFA’s 150th anniversary is a moment to honor our past and, more critically, anticipate our future. The Museum was founded with a spirit of generosity and belief in the power of art and artists—values that remain among the pillars of today’s MFA,” said Matthew Teitelbaum
Ellen Winner described the main point of “How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration” and her lecture as being “what art does to us.” She spoke on the problem of defining art and people’s emotional reactions to art at the Harvard Bookstore on Friday.
“At first look, Angelico’s might be like many others,” Strehlke said. “What I want to focus on, however, are several details which show us an artist working within a traditional framework, but, already at the start of his career, engaging in a search for a new type of realistic depiction.”
Four female members of the Boston Printmakers used etching, lithography, relief printmaking, and mono printing to depict figurative images of women’s issues in Boston City Hall’s “March Four Women” gallery.