Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Stendhal Syndrome

I heard a while ago about a psychosomatic illness called Stendhal Syndrome which apparently happens to people while they are looking at art. Very bizarre. Shows you how incredibly powerful images are....

2 comments:

suzanneberry said...

...perhaps that's my problem. glad you had a good time, welcome home. thank you for your comment on clown face. very, very kind. suz

christopher said...

since most of the occurances were in Italy, maybe it was just the heat and fine wine combo ....ha!

Joking aside, there is a great deal of truth in the power of images.