Art gives same pleasure as being in love

ITN – Tue, May 10, 2011 Art gives same pleasure as being in love   Viewing art can give people as much pleasure as being in love, according to a leading neuroscientist. In a series of pioneering brain-mapping experiments, Semir Zeki, Professor of Neurobiology and Neuroaesthetics at University College London, has managed to reveal what happens in our brains when we look at art. Viewing a painting, for example, apparently triggers a surge of the feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, into the orbito-frontal cortex of the brain, resulting in feelings of intense pleasure. Professor Zeki said: “There have been very significant new advances in
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Why Should You Buy Art Online?

Even as the world becomes more techno-centric, art continues to hold great value in our society. It’s practically impossible to visit somebody’s home and not to find some form of artwork displayed in their living room – whether an original painting or a print, or perhaps, a sculpture. If you have shifted to a new house or apartment, you will want to fill it up with high quality artwork. So where should you buy your artwork? From physical art galleries? Or should you buy the artwork online? Buying artwork online is a new trend – but does it really make
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