Being an artist is not just about picking up pencil and colors and just draw or paint anything. Art can and does mean so much to so many people in different forms. An artist see the word in a different way through his/her artwork. Moreover art is way to explore life, world and even themselves. It can be exciting, empowering. Art is an expression of emotions.
It is the activity by which a person, having experience an emotion, intentionally transmits it to others” – Leo Tolstoy
Art is be anything and everything you let it !
The power of art –
It is a way of expression, a way of joy, making people understand things which can’t be done verbally. In fact, we can say that everything that is beautiful is art. Art provides mankind with a diverse range of necessities and comforts.However most people don’t realize how much of a role art plays in our lives. Just how much we rely on art in all of its forms in our everyday lives. Art does not show people what to do, yet engaging with a good work. It connects us to the senses of our body and mind.
Most of us get moved by a work of art, whether it is a song, a play, a poem or a painting. We are transport to a whole new place. We become more familiar with the feeling which was unfamiliar to us but which we did not actively focus on before. This transformative experience is what art is constantly seeking. We are surrounded by art in all sense. It just we need to look through a different perspective. Art has always been around in one form or another. It is helping the mankind in the development of diverse activities and their outcomes.
Art is very important in the society because it is an essential ingredient to empowering the hearts of people. When activists are showing images of children suffering from poverty or oppression in their campaigns, this is the art pulling the heartstrings of society’s elite and powerful to make changes.Similarly, when photographers publish the photos of war-torn areas, it catches the attention of masses whose hearts reach out for those who need help.When an artist creates great music and movies, it entertains people around the world. This is art, making a difference in society.A very modern example of art in action is street art.
Art is also a remarkable mode of depicting culture from all over the world.
Art has the power to take cultural practices from where they are from and then transport and integrate them into different parts of the world without losing their identity. People have now recognize how powerful art can be. It is also consider as a strong therapy.
We use the arts for our entertainment, cultural appreciation, aesthetics, personal improvement, and even social change. We use the arts in order to thrive in this world.
That’s all for art- an expression of emotions.
Do, share your thoughts – What does art mean to you?