Why is Art Important?

In this TEDed video, educator Amy E Herman explains the importance of visual communication.

I would like to posit another importance of art: empathy.

Up until WW1, a lot of art was about expressing a society’s ideals.  It can be very interesting and worthwhile to access what individuals in our society most desire. This knowledge can lead us to a better understanding of how of environment ticks, and how we can improve it.

What do you think? Why is art important to you?

Please let me know in the comments below!

 

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