In most schools, science is emphasized more than art.
This is the same for our society. The economy and our workplace operate primarily on science.
But why is art so underappreciated, in relative to the people who are educated in science?
Art is dangerous. It is powerful. It is a threat. Art allows people to tap into their boundless imagination and that is something that is highly fears. People who are highly artistic are impossible to be controlled.
That is why in past revolutions, one of the most arrested people are poets.