Around the web: Alec Baldwin’s fake painting, art by political prisoners, and why do people touch art?
Unauthorized touching makes some museums a multi-sensory experience–but why do museum-goers do it?
- A team of archeologists from the University of Cincinnati recently discovered an intricately carved sealstone that “will change the way that prehistoric art is viewed.”
- The National Gallery in London will be exhibiting a survey of black & white paintings exploring why artists from the 14th through 20th centuries have chosen to create monochrome works.
- Research shows that while people can recognize corporate logos, they are terrible at recreating them as drawings.