What is art for?

Clarifying By now you all know about my grant (whether you are interested or not…). I was awarded this grant to make an outline for a book very much inspired by Alain de Botton & John Armstrong’s Art as Therapy. Actually my intention is to try to test some of their hypothesis in praxis – not as they do,…

apropos the didactic

There should be no doubt, De Botton has a totally instrumentalist view of art, which many of us – especially artist I would believe, oppose. But it might first be necessary to amplify, it is not art, but the art world, that should be didactic: DE BOTTON: There are lots of attacks on the art world, from…