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September 25, 2022

ARTIS Research Presentations at VSAC 2022

ARTIS members participated as symposium moderators and presenters at the Visual Science of Art Conference (Amsterdam), which took place online from the 24st until the 27st of August 2022.
September 18, 2021

ARTIS member Matthew Pelowski spoke on the power of Rothko and tear-inducing art for Auction at Phillips

written by Corinna Kühnapfel

‘It seems to be describing a rather transformative experience, something self-changing, insightful, where you are forced back into yourself.’ – Matthew Pelowski

Matthew Pelowski spoke at Phillips auction about the power of Rothko and tear-inducing art. For more content information please visit ‘’The Rothko Effect: Why Does art Move Us? The emotive, religious aura associated with Mark Rothko has been documented for decades—but what is actually happening to us when we are moved by a work of art?’’ (Bochicchio, S., July, 2021):

Mark Rothko, Untitled [Blue, Green, and Brown], 1952 (alternatively dated to 1951), Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia