Why Is Art Important?
Art is important to us Humans. It accesses different parts of your brain to help with development, understanding and learning; by providing a visual format instead of just words or numbers. Art gives you the power to mould and shape your life and experiences.
A study by the University of London showed that when a person looks at a piece of art, they see as beautiful, there is an instant release of dopamine into the brain. Dopamine; is the chemical linked to feelings of love; think of the pleasure you feel when biting into chocolate. It also fosters feelings of relaxation, creativity, and inspiration. Reducing the stress hormone cortisol. Art is a source to help you mentally and give inspiration.
Have you ever looked at a piece of artwork and felt moved by its story?
The artist will have poured their heart and soul into the creation, telling you a sentimental story. There will be something about the piece, plus what is happening in your life, drawing you in for a moment of reflection. Art is a story that holds purpose and meaning.
It holds tremendous empowering ingredients within everyday society and values. It can generate enthusiasm and create a moment of shock Culturally, through Politics and even in the economy. Art prompts you to be curious and question what is happening around you.
You are surrounded by art and its influence on your life and experiences is important!