Why Do We Art? ft. Jerry Yi Chang

We’re joined by Jerry, a 5th year medical student with a MSc in neuroscience, but also a deep interest in art. We discuss what art is, different types of art, why we do it, and its influence throughout different cultures.

Follow Jerry on Instagram @jerry.yi.art

Key points discussed in this episode:

  • What is art?
  • Art is intrinsic in humans
  • Jerry’s experience with art
  • The differences in art between cultures and religions

Literature mentioned by Jerry:

Paintings discussed:

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1. trieste schiele 1907

2. self portrait with arm twisting above head schiele 1910

3. the embrace schiele 1917


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