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Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

by Alain de Botton

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Philosopher Alain de Botton talks about how we can use art as therapy in the modern world in this talk from The School of Life which De Botton founded in 2008. With the decline in devotion to religion since the mid-19th century, artists and art critics since then have argued that we can use art and culture as ways to address issues previously confronted by religion. De Botton feels that museums are our contemporary cathedrals, but expresses his dismay in the chronological way museums are currently curated which are not particularly helpful to their devotees. He suggests a new way of ordering museums according to different life struggles such as anxiety, love, and more. Its a humorous talk and De Botton includes many references to paintings throughout the talk so it might be best to watch this one.


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