Greater art classification does not necessarily predict better liking: Evidence from graffiti and other visual arts

Magdalena Szubielska, Robbie Ho

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Abstract

We tested the relationship between art classification and liking of the graffiti murals among naive viewers (N = 60 college students). Graffiti murals were classified as art to a lesser extent than both abstract and representational paintings. Surprisingly, graffiti murals were only liked less than representational but not abstract paintings. Thus, art classification might not necessarily predict liking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)656-659
Number of pages4
JournalPsyCh Journal
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2021

Keywords

  • art classification
  • empirical aesthetics
  • graffiti murals
  • liking
  • visual arts

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