What is Art and why do we need it?

Art exists in various forms and giving a concrete definition of it can be quite challenging. Some people refer to it as any creative work of a human being. Others refer to it as a way an artist will express himself/herself. Therefore there just so many different definitions of art so that we can’t categorically come up with a one. Of course there are various fields of art which include; music, film, theatre, and pop culture.

Art means a lot of things to different people and the way one person understands art may be quite different from what another person understands it. Here are some five reasons why we humans may need art:

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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