When It Comes to Art, How Seeing Less Is Seeing More

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When It Comes to Art, How Seeing Less Is Seeing More

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Saturday is Slow Art Day, an annual event in which 156 museums and art galleries in the U.S. and around the world are participating this year. Here’s how it works:

• Sign up at a local museum or gallery. (You can do so at www.slowartday.com.)

• Show up on Saturday, then “look slowly—5-10 minutes—at each piece of pre-assigned art.”

• Discuss your experience with other participants. Each institution has its own arrangements for doing so, but “what all the events share is the focus on slow looking and its transformative power.”

That’s all there is to it. The point is …

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