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How art can help you analyze - Amy E. Herman


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Can art save lives? Not exactly, but our most prized professionals (doctors, nurses, police officers) can learn real world skills through art analysis. Studying art like René Magritte’s Time Transfixed can enhance communication and analytical skills, with an emphasis on both the seen and unseen. Amy E. Herman explains why art historical training can prepare you for real world investigation.

Art can be used in which of the following professions to enhance observation and perception skills:

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  • Educator Amy E. Herman
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  • Artist Sarah Johnson, Marissa Hutchins
  • Narrator Amy E. Herman

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