Greg Mason Burns

November 2013

Art and Medicine

[caption id="attachment_3469" align="alignright" width="300"] Untitled Abstract #2[/caption] Art and medicine are linked in ways we might not have expected. I'm excited to share this Dupont-Corian article because it could save everyone money.  According to the research published by Upali Nanda, Director of Research, American Art Resources, one study pitted a Van Gogh painting, A Pollock painting, and a landscape photo. The article states, "When the patient's medication use was charted, it was found that in contrast to the control group, the patients consumed slightly more medication while looking at Pollock's abstract work, suggesting that the art had made them anxious." The article also...