A Darwinian theory of beauty, an animated TED talk by Denis Dutton

Anim­at­or Andrew Park illus­trates Denis Dutton’s pro­voc­at­ive the­ory on beauty — that art, music and oth­er beau­ti­ful things, far from being simply “in the eye of the behold­er,” are a core part of human nature with deep evol­u­tion­ary origins.