Beautiful Art And Perception
From the point of view of a student of perception, beauty is a feeling we conceive as a result of something stimulating that we perceive. This process of stimulation and response is a simple process of perception but is more complex when we try to systematically differentiate between what is stimulating and what is not. From the logic I have gathered in my studies, I would say that beautiful art represents the most simple and coherent differentiation between stimulation and habituation.
Beautiful art must have numerous traits. These include pattern, color, shading, symmetry, brightness, and geometry. Beautiful art must have meaning and a certain reality that we can envision ourselves in. This creates the need for an allusion of 3-dimensional depth. Color is stimulating because it is considered very effective on the observer?s mood. The signals that the photoreceptors send to our brains make us react in a certain manner. This reaction is not solely created by color because it is often associated with knowledge. For example, when I see red paintings I
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