It is a question no one likes to answer: In what way is art different to other objects?

Answers such as ‘it is more meaningful’, ‘it has intent’, ‘it is more beautiful’, and ‘it is culture’ don’t quite cut it—especially if you value the thought, integrity and ingenuity that goes into first-class design that is often not only stunning, but functional as well.

Why buy art when you can buy something useful and donate the rest?

These are questions most in art prefer not to answer, but in 1.5 minutes, I try …