Italian Art and Your Health

A new study finds the health benefits behind viewing great works of art.

This article, written by Nick Squires, appears on The Telegraph

Admiring great art ‘is good for your health’, Italian experiment finds

azing at great art is not just uplifting for the soul but beneficial to our physical health, according to the findings of an experiment conducted in Italy.

A group of 100 volunteers were led up to the cupola of a vast basilica in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, where they spent two hours admiring the cherubs, winged angels and bearded prophets on an 18th fresco.

Read more to find out what happened after they viewed the artwork…

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