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Art and Empathy I The Art Assignment

Discussion in 'Art and design' started by AndrewvanZyl, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    Published on Aug 22, 2019
    Empathy is a term we hear a lot, but what does it mean and how does it work? Looking back through art history, we find many moments when art has allowed us to share in the feelings of others, from Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial, to representations of the Buddhist deity Jizō Bosatsu, along with the Röttgen Pietà, Guáman Poma's First New Chronicle and Good Government, the ink drawings of Chittaprosad and Zainul Abedin, the work of Ghana Think Tank, and more.

     

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