Is “art” therapeutic? Could it, would it, should it be?


Check out this link from the Guardian about Alain de Botton’s intervention at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam…

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/video/2014/apr/25/alain-de-botton-art-is-therapy-rijksmuseum-amsterdam-video-guide

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4 responses to “Is “art” therapeutic? Could it, would it, should it be?

  1. Thanks for the link, this is really interesting, especially because of Alain de Botton’s current show at the AGO in Toronto, also on the art-as-therapy theme. (Plus, I’m reading his book on Travel right now.)

    • Thanks for the feedback Penny. Let me know what you think of the AGO show. I like his approach, since it seems to get folks to think about the art they’re looking at, rather than simply looking at art as pretty pictures that would be hard to paint.

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