Art and Mind

Writing at the intersection of art and psychology

In the Clouds

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, Visual Art

Allow yourself to look at a mandala and you just might achieve spiritual awareness.
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Staying Afloat

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, Feature, Visual Art

One of the first paintings of the Arctic landscape offers lessons in fortitude and resilience.
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The Monster Within

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, First Person, Visual Art

Psychiatrist and art critic Deborah Kostianovsky explains why she can’t turn away from a portrait that terrifies her.
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Between Parlors and Oceans

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, In-Depth, Visual Art

Edward Hopper’s ‘Rooms by the Sea’ captures the psychic tension resulting from conflicting states of mind. The visible ambivalence of the painting is particularly relatable during Covid.
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