SPLAT X :: primals are inherent, not learned

Primals are inherent, not learned. Primals are our most common emotions and are often taken for granted. The sound of waves on a seashore elicits the primal emotion of the heartbeat. Put your hand on your heart and you are part of the image. The gentle touch of one part of the body to another…

Putting Two and Two Together :: Go Figure Closing Talks

Don’t miss “Putting Two & Two Together”, the closing event of our dual show “Go Figure: Art About Mankind and Mind”. WHO: J. D. Sage {my Dad} and Kevin Burns, two artists who are also scientists, will each give a TED-style talk about dual themes of their individual works. Birgit and Luis will serve dual…

go figure :: art about mankind and mind

Opposites Attract in Worcester Exhibit of Art and Science JD Sage {MY DAD} and Kevin Burns J. D. Sage and Kevin Burns, two Worcester-area artists who are also scientists, are joining forces for an exhibit about the human figure and how humans figure things out – to be held at the Sprinkler Factory Gallery in…

indonesian cave art may be world’s oldest

A new study dates these Indonesian handprints to at least 40,000 years old article by Ann Gibbons | 8 October 2014 | Science Magazine | featured image via Independent UK The world’s oldest cave art may not lie in Europe but rather halfway around the globe in Indonesia, according to a new study of the long-known art. But some…

how learning artistic skills alters the brain

New research finds neural changes not only reflecting increased technical capacities, but also enhanced creativity. Article by Tom Jacobs |  February 11, 2015 | Pacific Standard Mag Are artists born, or made? At the end of Woody Allen’s great comedy Bullets Over Broadway, the John Cusack character concludes that, in spite of his desire and effort,…