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In our day and age, we snap a picture of what we want to remember, but before the snapshot came art. Art focuses in on the essence of the scene rather than the whole of it. It homes in on ...
Goya's Black Paintings

The power of art lies neither in the image nor the emotions it arouses in the viewer, rather its greatness is derived from understanding the creative forces which inspired the masterpiece. Goya’s black paintings series is a great example that proves ...

Art is a form of creative human expression, a way of enriching the human experience. We use art for our entertainment, cultural appreciation, aesthetics, personal improvement, and even social change. Whether or not we are aware of it, we allow ...
Seven Functions of Art

In their book, Art as Therapy, Alain De Botton and John Armstrong identify seven functions of art. They explain how art helps us grow and evolve in our understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world we live in. In viewing ...