What is art for?

My previous post dealt with quite simply what placing a piano in a railway station can offer us. As a kind of extension to this comes a follow up, a short animation film from the Guardian newspaper and an animation film in which Alain de Botton puts forward five ideas about why art is, and should, be important to us.

You might not agree with absolutely everything, but there’s a lot to think about in this short and to the point film, click on the link below.

What is Art for?

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