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    Why are humans compelled to create art?

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    1. What is art and why do we need art? Human beings are compelled to create art, why?

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    Visual art is a human being's personal expression in visual media. This definition explains why a lovely sand and water sculpted piece of driftwood on the beach is not a work of art - a beautiful work of nature, but not art, since no person had a hand in its creation. The same holds true for other works of nature - they must be captured by a human, or created by a human, to be art. These expressions can be thoughts, feelings, objects, or any other expression ...

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    A discussion of the fact that humans are driven to create works of art, what is NOT art, and what art is are determined.

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