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Art Exhibition - National Gallery of Victoria - "Art as Therapy"

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After seeing Alain de Botton talk about ‘Art as Therapy’ via YouTube – I was very keen to see what he and John Armstrong, renowned philosophers and authors had achieved at my home town gallery… 1,351 more words

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Art as Therapy

It has been quiet around Art at heart for the last six months or so. Not because I stopped attending events and exhibitions, but because… 492 more words

Visual Arts

The Architecture of Happiness, Alain de Botton

Whether or not this is a book about architecture is, perhaps, debatable. Whilst it looks at architecture, the subject is more of a leitmotif from which De Botton looks to philosophy, psychology, and anything else that tickles his fancy as he writes. 2,699 more words

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What are you doing on the weekend?

Remember when you’d say goodbye to your colleagues on Friday, secure in the knowledge that two days of rest stretched before you and that you wouldn’t have to do any work until Monday, or even think about it? 895 more words

Work

The art of slimming

Are you in a wintry rut? Sitting in your little corner: fat, demotivated and glum. If you’ve given exercise its chance, and it’s too cold to diet, try Art. 276 more words

Books

How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain De Botton

Here’s my second instalment for the blogging event Paris in July 2014.

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You must have heard of this book by a Swiss-born Brit writing about a French novelist called Proust. 979 more words

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