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Saturday Sep 10, 2011

A Purpose of Art

talisman of awareness
Talisman of Awareness

A question that often arises among art lovers as well as artists themselves: What is the purpose of art?

Here, we are not talking about advertising, illustration, or any other artwork with a predefined motive or purpose. We are talking about art from the soul, the collective unconscious, which is creation magic in the material world.

Such art has one overriding purpose for the artist and the collector. Such art reminds us to break out from the pack, to question authority, to confront mindless dogma, to be free from social conditioning, and in the end, to think and be for ourselves, whatever the cost may be.

Place yourself in the scenario to see where you stand in the stream of awareness.