Thermoaesthetic Expressions

Thousands of popular, idiomatic expressions have been selected for aesthetically in languages due to the amusing, contradictory way in which they reference psychologically opposite (more and less arousing) perceptual phenomena.

Wassily Kandinsky’s “Composition VII.” Photo from WikiArt. Public domain.

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Thermoaesthetics

Thermoaesthetics

A concept of aesthetic complexity based on universal animal preferences for mixtures of simple, more and less exciting physical and psychological opposites.