We fail to do justice to human creativity when we neglect art’s ability to enrich our daily lives.
Our brains may be vulnerable to stereotypes and eager to jump to conclusions, but art forces us to slow down and rethink our expectations.
Harvard needs more spaces that challenge the judgment and pressures we face daily, just as "Autumn (...Nothing Personal)" challenges inaccessibility in art.
At Harvard, people tend to complicate rather than simplify — and sometimes we forget to ask ourselves why.
Art had shaped and colored in my childhood, but by the end of high school, I’d confined it to the borders of my notebooks and the margins of my life.
It’s the brain that turns science into art, and art back into science. Physics and neuroscience explain why art is so compelling: The cells in our brains are literally electrified by certain combinations of color.