Brain scans reveal the power of art – The Telegraph


As reported in The Telegraph in May 2011, some works of art have now been scientifically proven to provoke intense feelings of pleasure in human test subjects.

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Was Nam June Paik’s Tate Liverpool show information overload? Critics report


Nam June Paik, a Tate Liverpool retrospective celebrating the late artist’s career, wound up in March 2011. We’ve picked out a few of the best critic quotes.

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Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show


Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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