The mental roots of visual art and the mind-body problem, the intellect often serves this purpose as does a reliance on it to legitimize or rationalize our actions and our desires. It’s the work of being a human being.

mind and body, being a human being

Mythology connects mind and body

Image theory forms highly flexible structures that wiggle and jiggle just due to creative brain activity of art rat race.

To live life in all its fullness, we have to do art. The brain and mind are one, soul meets body?

the mind body modern edge

The more mental sweat it takes to draw it out, the more funny it will be subsequently anchored in the paper giving this painting a uniquely modern edge. Art runs on brainpower but also trust.

absurd drawing

When you look at good art, it looks back at you. Perception is influenced by the observer's wishes and fears.

Mind body problem

Mind body problem

Body mind dualism for sceptical or skeptical

From a theoretical point of view, the first stages of perception may be not conscious, and that conscious perception develops from a long-range conversation across cortical regions.

Lionel Naccache

If you think there's a fixed meaning of the word consciousness, and we're searching for that, then you're already making a mistake. Unfortunately there's no easy, pain free way to solve a problem like this.

Daniel Dennett

Dual representation of thinking, the opposing pair of figurativeness versus reckless abstraction.

Archimedes art that make you think.

What makes good art? The proper function of artworks is to live, not to exist.

Mind body dualism looking at art

Mind-body dualism looking at "What is not considered as art".

What underlying mental processes are activated when we look at those pictures? An identity shift for many outsider pictures who started making active plans to control their own destiny.

Memorable paintings don't work in a vacuum.

The philosopher Descartes suggested that the pineal gland was the seat of the soul.

objective subjective representational

Subjective (art) is very powerful only in that it can communicate strong ideas, and emotions. Art is nothing more than the shadow of humanity (Henry James).

Like an insurgency, art theory has crept into the daily lives of contemporary artists and reached the level of near obsession. Weathering Joe’s conceptual practice has been dedicated to exploring the human condition through the awareness of self and others in search for a comprehensive totality.

hard work fallacy

Hard work fallacy, thinking too much. It's more stick than carrot.

I have little patience for scientists who take on a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes when the drilling is easy.

Albert Einstein

In Pascal's view, the human condition and the futile nature of life is characterized by inconstancy, boredom, and anxiety.

odd bird metamodernism

Odd-bird metamodernism invites viewers to explore the unexplored world of their imagination. While these forces remain essentially invisible, their presence is ubiquitous.