THE HEALING EFFECTS OF VISUAL ART an article by Eve Pearce   Beauty is the Most Effective Medicine Visual art is a good way of relaxing yourself and putting you in a positive mind frame. Looking at a beautiful picture or moving image is guaranteed to raise your spirits and get you ready for life’s challenges. However it isn’t just a mental pick-me-up; research suggests that it could also have physical benefits for the observer. The results of a study conducted by neurologist Dr Marina de Tommaso and his team of researchers at the University of Bari in Italy indicate...