Art has the power to lift the atmosphere of any room, so it only makes sense if we associate it with healthcare. With the pandemic going on and people having to stay either in their home or in the hospital, looking at blank walls can only bring down the morale and willpower. Staying stuck in a room or in an environment where there is no aesthetics, can further deteriorate the patient's condition.
All these facts concerning the link between art and health have been scientifically proven. In fact, it is exciting to see how various artworks can invoke a range of positive emotions and feelings. The content of the artwork can make a patient's anxiety fall and make them more mentally active. This also helps them to fight against all negative emotions that they encounter during their illness.
But what kind of artwork is the most suitable for healing and soothing purposes? As one would understand, nature never goes out of fashion. So, artworks with natural themes remain at the top for therapy purposes. Another kind of artwork can be a scene from everyday life, this can a simple scene connected with nature. The patients can then imagine themselves in the scene, and be mentally transported to another world altogether.
Even figure work included in such scenes can boost their spirits if they are portraying positive body language and happy faces. For more information on how art is important in healthcare and why it is trending, have a look at the infographic below.
Infographic by: AccentArtAndFrame