That much can already be said about art. For most people, it is always good to look at. But of those who choose to look another way when perhaps not deriving any aesthetic appreciation are also at least having their thought processes stimulated. So perhaps it could be guessed that even if functional fine art were to have no appeal for the viewer, there can be no getting away from the fact that this artwork has already served a purpose. Because it is functional it is of use, one way or another.
Functional fine art stimulates the thought processes, of that there is little to no doubt. What defines functional fine art at this point in time is now left up to the reader to decide. At the most, the artwork will remain a visual display, whether it is going to be a mural on a wall or a sculpture in a prominent position within a hallway or lobby. For most, however, fine art remains something of a luxury. Even the acquisition of what is otherwise known as commercial art can come at a price. But perhaps because of commercial art’s more direct objectives, the spin-offs from this acquisition are realized a lot sooner.
It can be acknowledged that fine art does take a lot longer to sink in. This does mean to suggest that people are incapable of coming to their own conclusions, it is just that perhaps they are not used to the custom. But given half an opportunity, the ability to appreciate art a bit more on the aesthetic side and in a critical but functional manner can be acquired over time. However much a piece of good art may cost, its effects may endure.