There are several reasons why people look at art, art pieces are usually beautiful and attractive to the eye. People look at art to admire the masterpiece for its uniqueness, the features it has that make it stand out from other art pieces. Beautiful things are enticing, this is why people get entranced by attractive portraits. You may look at art but not see it as you instead see through the art, using that time to think about serious issues or get away from reality. Staring at an art piece can be said to be relieving as art is calming, and it can help make sense of the chaos in your head while you appreciate the piece. People visit art galleries to look at art to get away from their daily routine, they get to relax through looking at art.
Art represents different cultures and heritage from all continents, people view art from other cultures or their culture to learn more about their origin as portrayed through an artisan’s eye. Galleries are centers of interactions between people from different cultural backgrounds who come to appreciate other cultures represented by artifacts on display. Art lovers look at art to select the best pieces that are auctioned by gallery owners, to take the art home. Learners in art schools look at art to study its unique features which can be copied onto their creations, for inspiration to create new pieces. They look at art by other artists to appreciate their talent as shown in these artifacts.
Tourists look at art as part of recreation when they are visiting other countries for vacations to pick memoirs that can be taken back to their countries. These could be put on display in their houses or offices where these can be admired by visitors or members of their households. Gallery owners look at art to try identifying the name of its artist, who is usually signed on to help in record keeping of these valuable items. Art teachers look at art to aid in setting exam questions for their students after the art has been discussed in class, this helps to gage if the learner has gained knowledge or if revision is needed. They also look at art to help improve their art notes, work schemes about art and their art skills.
Intricate art items are auctioned at large art galleries or fundraisers to help get money that is donated to charitable organizations or programs that the fundraisers are meant for. During these auctions art enthusiasts gather to look at unique art that fascinates them and the highest bidder gets to take the item home with them. Art admirers look at art to identify the emotion portrayed by the artist in the piece or the artist’s feelings when they were creating a portrait. Learners may look at art to critique it, then identify what could be missing in the work since art has different components like motion, emotion, a story, poem or music. They also study art to give credit to the finely done parts, successful emotions by the artisan in their work plus life in the picture.
Mental health patients in psychiatric hospitals are shown art to help calm the chaos in their minds as the patients get to concentrate on looking at colorful artwork that draws their attention, this brings focus on what is in front of them and calms their troubled minds. Children are given attractive art to help them calm down when they get restless and easily triggered by small distractions. Sponsors looking at art to identify talented and talented artists with no capital can then be picked up by sponsors who give them financial aid to support their work.
Experienced artisans look at art by learners to help them pick talented but inexperienced artists that can be mentored and guided to become better artisans as experience is gained. An artist can look at his work to identify mistakes he has made, then corrects them to have a masterpiece as the end product. There are several reasons why individuals look at art, all reasons help to bring out the beauty and importance of art as it exists in different cultures around continents.