Child of the Home Front

Joy Shellard recounts growing up in the museum during WWII in a book entitled A Child of the Home Front. Anecdotes of her youth are set against the backdrop of not only war, but living in a museum.

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Art as/is Therapy

According to Armstrong & de Botton (2013) and subsequently in de Botton’s talk (The School of Life, 2013) the impact of art is often not what it should be because the frame is wrong, we aren’t actively encouraged to bring ourselves to it, or see ourselves in it.