Art expertise : a study of concepts and conceptual spaces

  title={Art expertise : a study of concepts and conceptual spaces},
  author={M. Dorothee Augustin and Helmut Leder},
An aesthetic experience is a complex cognitive process, the nature and outcome of which depend upon the perceiver’s concepts and expertise (Leder, Belke, Oeberst, & Augustin, 2004). The present study aimed to find out more about the role of expertise in the experience of contemporary art. By combining a natural grouping task and correspondence analysis we compared a group of art experts with a group of non-experts as to the concepts they applied to a set of contemporary artworks and the general… CONTINUE READING


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