Art helps us find our sense of home and articulates our sense of place...
We each find different ways to build a unique picture of the world, a place where we develop our understanding of self, a state where we cultivate a feeling of relative equilibrium. The art we are exposed to and take with us on that journey helps us find that place of belonging.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body." ~ Benjamin Franklin
The central reason for our success as a species has been our ability to work cooperatively in social groups. We hunt, gather, farm and seek safety with one another.
Most humans seek the company of others, but some also find a sense of belonging through art...
Most art is created in the pursuit and expression of loneliness or love - that most intense feeling of belonging to another.