Why Art is important?

Katerina Gregos is convinced that contemporary art has an important role to play in society, as one of the last frontiers of free expression …

All art is quite useless – Oscar Wilde

Art is an unnecessary necessity! Think about that!

Which kind of art is more formative, the one that is sold for millions of dollars to billionaires or socially and politically engaging art? 

As an example, let’s have a look at the Russian avant-garde –  a large, influential wave of avant-garde modern art that flourished in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, approximately from 1890 to 1930.