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Alain de Botton on Art for Mental Health's Sake : Slideshow

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Phaidon 2013
Johannes Vermeer (1632–75), Woman in Blue Reading, c.1663; Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 39 cm (185/16 x 153/8 inches), Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Phaidon 2013
Édouard Manet (1832–83), Bunch of Asparagus, 1880; oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm (18 x 215/8 inches) Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Phaidon 2013
Bernd Becher (1931–2007) and Hilla Becher (1934–), Water Towers, 1980; nine gelatin silver prints, approximately 156 x 125 cm (611/4 x 491/4 inches), Sonnabend Gallery, New York picture credit: © Bern
Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Phaidon 2013
Claude Monet (1840–1926), The Water-Lily Pond, 1899; oil on canvas, 88.3 x 93.1 cm (343/4 x 362/3 inches) National Gallery, London
Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, Phaidon 2013