memory need images

Shallow art cause amnesia and other things I can't remember. The past exists only in our neuronal memory. Good pictures understand that artists careers begin as projects with uncertain futures.

Alois Alzheimer

The body's arty drug, dopamine, is triggered by the mere anticipation of something novel. Many artworks have wrecked on the shoals of neuroscience, but our neurons need images for their living.

What makes art memorable?

What makes certain paintings more memorable?

Reminiscence is not precision and truth in art is not skill and life-like accuracy. Inaccessible worlds and forgotten histories are about paintings that makes them memorable. Borderline art and crazy paintings must be more worth remembering than a perfect photography of Alois Alzheimer.

What makes a painting memorable?

Mental life (memory, imagination...) is embodied in the whole range of material media.

W.J.T. Mitchell, What do pictures want ? Pictures require time and free space.

Reminiscence makes certain paintings more memorable.

Reminiscences make certain paintings more memorable because memory is the medium of good art.

Being into art
Visual humor built what makes art memorable

"I want people to remember themselves, in much the same way that babies discover their fingers.”

Billie Grace Lynn

Memorable paintings make sense.

Visual humor has leadership to built memory from Adam and Eve early times.


The last sentence is the section in an art web site where hippocampal neurons are gravely remembered. This is an intriguing reminder that in neuronal art we should always be careful of giving a simple answer.