The Coffee Shop – Please Touch the Art

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day.

From Cantor Fine Art:

One day a blind man discovered a screw painting by Andrew Myers with his hands. The blind man found as much enjoyment out of the tactile elements of the work as any sighted person ever has by just looking at them. Andrew considers this moment as one of the most inspiring of his career. Which led us to a question: Why is touching artwork so taboo?  Continue reading on Vimeo

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One Response to The Coffee Shop – Please Touch the Art

  1. wordcloud9 says:

    Wonderful and inspiring story – thanks Joy!

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