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History of Art: Renaissance to Modern

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Why Does it Matter?

Why should you try to see works of art in physical space rather than just digitally? The scale and impact of objects can only be experienced in personal contact with them. Just as being in the company of a person has an impact completely distinct and more powerful than seeing that person on a screen, being in the presence of works of art allows the objects to communicate in both overt and subliminal ways not available digitally. 

Or, you could just do it for pleasure, to use your senses.