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The Importance Of Art

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Art is all around us, it’s everywhere you go: cartoons, buildings, photography, even the architecture of streets and sidewalks. There are many forms of art, and it doesn't have to be just drawing or painting, it can also be singing, acting, poetry, fashion, etc. All of these talents are an embodiment of expression, it allows individuals to explore their creativity and enhances their learning abilities. Without art everything would be black and white, there would be no substance. In today’s age, not many people notice or appreciate any type of artwork. As an artist and an actress, creativity has always been my strong suit. When I’m on stage or drawing it’s like I’m telling a story. People take art for granted, it’s very disappointing how…show more content…
Individuals who experience trauma or loss had an impact on their artistic thinking, for example, Frida Kahlo. John Lennon. Paul McCartney. Truman Capote. Robin Williams. Jerry Garcia, some of the most revered creative minds in modern history have experienced major trauma. Psychologists call this phenomenon “post-traumatic growth.” When an individual experiences a major loss, the brain explores its own creative escape as part of “rebuilding” themselves, especially as our perspectives, priorities, and ways of thinking shift around. Post-traumatic growth has been explored in hundreds of scientific studies, including a 2004 study in the Journal of Traumatic Stress showing that 70% of survivors experienced some kind of positive psychological change after a traumatic experience.
Art is extremely helpful with teen development. Since teenagers minds and emotions are so complex it is hard for them to express it directly to others. Adolescents go through times where they don’t feel accepted. Art is the ultimate form of expression which is why some teens who have a creative mind are able to revert to their talent, it could be through music, clothing, photography, painting, etc. Art can be therapeutic to those who are capable of tapping into their creative side, it could be the solution to their problem if they are able to understand the purpose of art. The creativity of adolescents
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