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What Art Museums Are For

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Art museums have never been more popular but the question of what they’re really for remains pertinent. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://bit.ly/2bvw5ev Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: http://bit.ly/2bvwzRU Watch more films on CAPITALISM in our playlist: http://bit.ly/2bvXBwj Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: http://bit.ly/2b9XvIQ FURTHER READING “Things seem to be going really well with the institution of the art museum. All the big cities have one, new ones are popping up constantly and the lines to get into blockbuster shows can snake around the block. But despite the buzz, museums are arguably not doing as much for us as they might; their whole purpose and function in modern society has been left oddly rather unexplored. Many of us show up at these museums more out of guilt than genuine pleasure. The prestige of art – as opposed to any spontaneous enthusiasm – is what seems to keep a sizeable share of people coming through the doors. And a lot of the more recent art on display can be deeply puzzling to behold – even if we don’t generally reveal our confusion for fear of seeming foolish...” You can read more about this an other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org: http://bit.ly/2bkPcKA SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Mad Adam http://madadamfilms.co.uk/