What is Art

The more I visit Museums of Art the more I’m fascinated by some of the artwork I come across, like this piece found at the AlbrightKnox Gallery in Buffalo, NY..
I don’t have a clue what it is, but I found it interesting none the less! 

Quote of the Day:
“Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.”
Khalil Gibran