Painting for the brain
… is the motto under which painter-philosopher Pieter Adriaans presents the results of a lifelong quest into the question what painting is and why it means so much to us.
As a researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence he has been lecturing on this subject for almost 40 years. He has written more than 100 papers and books, given seminars on advanced information theory as well as masterclasses on philosophy for artists.
After his retirement from University of Amsterdam in 2021, he decided to make this material available for a general audience.