"What Is Art? Why we like what we like" - The Atlantic

This is a terrific article about the psychology behind our art "likes" and "dislikes". Want to know why you lean toward abstraction or tend to steer clear of anything non-representational? Read this!

Art isn’t science, but that doesn’t stop psychologists from trying to get inside viewers’ minds. What makes us like a few splotches of color?
— From 'What Is Art?' published in The Atlantic | July/August 2014