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As Pablo Picasso so eloquently put it, "The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." In other words, art is meant to take us to another world and transform how we see, think, and feel. Without art, all forms of it, human existence would lack true meaning and depth. We'd be hollow vessels void of color, empathy, and passion. It's because of this that immersing ourselves in art is, in many ways, essential to our humanity. 

Although what one regards as art differs from person to person, at the end of the day, one can't argue that even the pieces they don't care for are still important and are worth knowing. Here are 30 such pieces that everyone should know by name and artist.