We often hear that art is important, but we’re seldom told exactly why. Renowned Swiss-born popular philosopher and essayist Alain de Botton believes art has relevance in answering some of our most intimate and ordinary dilemmas: Why is my work not satisfying? Why do other people seem to have a more glamorous life? How can I improve my relationships?
lecture: Alain de BOTTON, “Art as Therapy.”
6.30–8.00 p.m. / The Great Hall, Foundation Building
The Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003
*photo: Charlotte de BOTTON.