Great works of art have been so far intimately bound to religion and power until the very recent past that is, in a sense, inappropriate to appreciate the purely aesthetically. It was but to the glory of God’s or rulers that motivated their creators even today, and art is like that. It’s only the elite who get to buy and appreciate their merits.
Those who feel they are among the elite nevertheless feel and proclaim that in some fundamental way that they need art in which case art is for something besides itself after all. Art has an aura of the sanctity of the works themselves.
Art gives us a detached cognitive mediated appreciation of its internal relationship in history and tradition, which tries try to preserve during g war.
Artwork as a class contrasts with real things. Just the way words do see artwork without owing its artwork is like reading before being able to read. Wolfe 1975
Art is no longer a part of life like the last when it was a vital activity. Now it’s more giving art back to life. Life can be of is art life is like a theater.
Life is a single painting. Berleont1970
Levi Strauss said reality itself is a work of art.
Art is for status and culture example pictures of outdoors (REI). Spiritual-religious.
Photos can convey a company’s culture and values and beliefs. To show what is most important to a company.
Pictures convey feelings, and how we feel is like touch touches us, which is one of the five senses. Photos can stir or imagination, which will help our unconscious help us solve problems.
Pictures motivate us to excel as well as a will to be spurred to action.
Art helps us visualize, which is essential to problem-solving.
Art can help you feel emotionally and mentally recharged. In life, we need emotions. It’s what life is; otherwise, it would be boring emotionless, and dull. Art helps bring back that vitality we need to help us feel energized and motivated.
In selling for art, having it, and having customers see it conveys emotions in selling we buy on emotion.
Half the hospitals have no art program. Only a handful of places uses many of the most beautiful most effective art interventions even though they can be applied virtually everywhere.
Art helps I. patient and client satisfaction and quality of service.