Art is Therapy

Art is Therapy
Library Shelf Location 05.DEBO
Publication Date 2014

In 2014, ART IS THERAPY by guest curators Alain de Botton and John Armstrong wanted to provoke you into rethinking some crucial assumptions about what a museum visit is for. What is the purpose of art? They proposed it can be enjoyed for its powerfully therapeutic effect on evils that we all suffer (yes, you too). De Botton and Armstrong introduced a kind of philosophical graffiti. New texts appeared on giant Post-It notes throughout the museum. This unusual exhibition catalogue is published in the form of a giant yellow Post-It block, designed by Irma Boom. Bilingual English/Dutch language edition.

ISBN 9789491714382
Quantity 1
Pages 176pp, 18 x 18cm
Authors Alain de Botton, John Armstrong
Format Paperback
Publisher Rijks Museum
Category Theory
Languages English, Dutch

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