Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?
“Too often, when people walk into a museum, they secretly think,
I can’t see the point of this,” says bestselling author Alain de Botton. In his new book, Art as Therapy, de Botton aims to take the “snob factor” out of art and shows that great works can give anyone a new perspective on life. Here’s what he says three famous pieces have to tell us.