The Importance of Art in the Daily Life

The most common concept of art as pieces of work—whether paintings or sculptures, displayed in galleries and museums is not the case in today’s modern world. In fact, people at present acknowledge that there is so much more to art than what you see displayed in intimidating galleries. Indeed, art surrounds life, every people in every location, without us being really aware of it.

Since time immemorial, art has existed as long as man. It is a huge part of our culture which shapes our ideas, and vice versa, provides us with a deeper understanding of emotions, self-awareness, and more. Many people fail to realize how it impacts their daily life. Everybody uses it on a continual basis. The majority doesn’t know how much of a role art plays in our lives and just how much we rely on art in all of its forms in our everyday lives.

Why is art important in our daily lives? Because we are surrounded by them, and without it, the human race will not be as you know it.

Art in the Home

Arguably, almost everyone has any form of art in their home—a painting, a framed photograph, a table centerpiece, and even the through the main layout and design of a house. It is not purely for looking at and admiring, a lot of it is functional too, especially when it comes to our homes. Everything from a delightfully patterned quilt on the bed or even your decorative tea towels and tea cups can be considered a form of art, our brain is just conditioned to think that it is not, when it’s not only for decoration.

Art and Music

Music, same as art, is a universal language and its importance to our daily lives is undeniable. Subconsciously, we hear music through television shows, commercials, radio and through other media. Sounds, songs and music can make life extremely joyful and can have a huge effect on our mood.

It has a positive impact to people’s moods and perspective. It can boost productivity and boost up motivation and determination. Similarly, when stress is high, many people find that relaxing to calming music is something that eases the mind.

Site-Specific

Art, in any form, can give people emotions that can lift up their spirit and make them more driven than ever. One of the most common trends in the tourism industry is hospitality, which utilizes this wonderful expressions to invite guests and engage them more throughout their stay. Corporate paintings inspires workers and boosts productivity using art inside the workplace. Hospitals use these as a way of helping patients recover faster and their family and healthcare workers to regain their composure and stay calm.

It is everywhere, influencing us on a daily basis, whether we realize it or not. And this is the mere reason why art is important in our daily lives. With the art that we are surrounded by, whether it’s a painting, music or even videos can have a huge impact on our mood and emotions.

People think that science and technology are superior, but it makes life worthwhile. It may not be vital to fulfill our basic needs; it does make life joyful. As we continue to journey a fast-paced life, moments of quick decisions and fragmented thoughts, art allows every moment memorable. Understanding our emotions can help us heal, grow and improve ourselves. Increasing our self awareness through art can lead to more success both personally and professionally.

Art can make a community more beautiful. It also makes the places we go and spend time in more interesting. Through it we gain a better understanding of cultures, history and tradition; as well as help the people in the present weave their own today.

David Norris, 2011 (theartcurator.com)

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