Art is good for society, here is why

Art is good for society, here is why

Written by Alli Hames

Art is good for society, here is why.

(Reading time 1.5 minutes) Enjoying time...endless. 

The best way for me to begin is by discrediting my own article. The reason for this is that there are plenty of excellent essays out there discussing this very topic, they offer scientific proof and hard statistics. I don’t. Instead I offer you my humble opinion.

Imagine a world without art. We might as well imagine a world without communication. Because that, in its purest form, is what art comes down to, communication. Art is the most varied and effective means of communication available to humanity.  

I could stop there. But…

I thought I would just show you some art, and let the art communicate its own importance. Good art, like nature, should be self evident.

Artwork by Christoph Niemann. For more follow this Link to the Christoph’s site.

 Steffich Fine Art | Salt Spring Island

Paleolithic cave paintings of Altamira in Northern Spain.

Paleolithic cave paintings of Altamira in Northern Spain

“The Third of May 1808” by Spanish painter Francisco Goya.

 The Third of May 1808 by Spanish painter Francisco Goya

And the for performing arts! Frederic Chopin “Nocturnes”

 

Video art too. Stop Motion Animated Short Film “Hi Stranger” by Kirsten Lepore.



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