The Value of Art – Individual vs Humanity

ariane of smartist_value of art and humanity

A fellow artist sent me the link to this post because she knew that I’ve been chewing on the question “What is the value of art?”

What fascinates me is how this post, and the comments, focus on value through the consumer lens of an individual, potential collector or buyer asking, Why should I buy this?

Yes, I can see how artists ponder what motivates someone to purchase art (or not) from either an emotional, status, or investment perspective (the only three values offered in the post).

Yet I can’t help wondering how

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November 20, 2014 No comments

Friday’s Featured Quote

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the
artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.”

~ John F. Kennedy

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. ~ John F. Kennedy

 
 

November 14, 2014 No comments

Friday’s Featured Quote

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot,
others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”

~ Pablo Picasso

Molly Light

 
 

November 6, 2014 No comments

Friday’s Featured Quote

“Art enables us to find ourselves
and lose ourselves at the same time.”

~ Thomas Merton

Betty Laur - Seagrapeswww.BettyLaur.com

 
 

October 31, 2014 No comments