January 22nd 2009 – Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin

Ulrich-Wilhelm Thomale, pediatric surgeon, and Alexander Abbushi, neurosurgeon, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, are founding members of the Association of Neuroesthetics. Using Kapoor’s commission Memory as an example, they outline the neurobiological framework necessary for an understanding of aesthetic appreciation as well as attempts to evaluate the meaning of art from a neuroscientific perspective.