Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Why Art is Good For Us

Why Art is Good For Us

1-Art stimulates the brain.
Art kindles up both hemispheres of the brain and develops hand-eye coordination, and by practice, it makes us smart and focused.

2-Art Develops Expression....
Art boosts up self-esteem and makes us more confidence in ourselves,
In addition, strengthens our relationship to the environment.

3-Art teaches determination.
Art makes us to better follow up the work that we have started and work on it until we are satisfied with the result. Moreover, in the future we will successfully accomplish our goal in anything.

4-Art builds love of learning.
Art teaches creativity and discovering of new ideas and new territories of expressions, in the process teaches us risk taking, and opens us up to new possibilities to explore to what has not existed before.

5-Art Teaches Problem Solving.
Art enhances our imagination and creativity; it makes us to understand that there is more then one solution to the same problem and makes us think out of the box to achieve the success we desire.

6-Art Stimulates the Senses.
Art opens the heart, mind and soul to endless possibities and energizes the imagination. Art teaches us step out of time letting one to be in the present moment. Art makes the magic happen.
Art is the elevation of the soul into its highest spirituality.

7-Art Builds community.
By working with others in the same environment and seeing other cultures’ creative expression allows everyone to be more connected and less isolated. In addition, we understand better diverse forms of culture.

8-Art is good for the health.
According to a new scientific study ( by Professor Semir Zeki, chair in neuroaesthetics at University College London, who conducted the experiment said “Works of art can give as much joy as being head over heels in love“. Professor Zeki adds, "What we are doing is giving scientific truth to what has been known for a long time – that beautiful paintings make us feel much better“.
"But what we didn't realize until we did these studies is just how powerful the effect on the brain is."

Another study ( by Koenraad Cuypers, a research fellow in the department of public health and general practice at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology finds that an appreciation of culture and the arts can do wonders for a man’s health, including lowering his risk of anxiety and depression.
More importantly, he says, the results strongly suggest that people may be able to improve their mental and physical health even if they are unable to participate in intense physical activity. From a psychoanalytic point of view, the ability to lose the tension from daily stress might be a good opportunity to boost the immune system and improve health.”

9-Art is Big Business.
The Art Market Was Worth $64 Billion in 2012.
The art market size has grown over the past few years, despite numerous economic downsides.
International art sales reached a grand total of $64 billion over the past year.

10-Art Helps Emotional Capacity.
Art helps to express deep, complex unconscious emotions easily, which makes us to understand better others and ourselves. Art develops personal growth and joy in one’s own self, repeatedly being surprised, and then extending it in others.

11-Art is Timeless.
Creativity and self-expression has always been vital to our humanity. We can see our ancestors’ creative works in prehistoric rock drawings, cave paintings, and earliest sculptures.
Art has been in humans’ life from the beginning of time to present.

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