From my experience, art is something that you return to, re-read, look at for hours, move through or around, immerse yourself in. I have offered questions here but no answers. . Review the subreddit before posting or commenting. I understand what you are saying about copies not being true art, but I hope the day comes when art must be original to be seen as true art.
A bunch of cheap prints by famous artists are not art. Assign dollar signs to art history and contemporary art. Put them in a room and change how you see the room and the room becomes the subject not the paintings - you have changed the way we see the room and therefore you have made art. Whether it expresses something or not. History established his contribution to the world of art, but all he tried to do was express what was inside his heart. Some of this is commercial; for example, the only difference between a fine art photographer and a photojournalist is who they sell their work to, since both could easily specialize in portraiture.
Tell this to quadruple amputees. I might not use the word limited, but I agree that art is affected by our experiences and who we are as human beings. Or did the artist arouse an emotion in you that you did not know was there? The artist knew he could capture the imagination of the class with his pseudo-intellectual ramblings. It is an incentive to create. But abstract would have to wait until the advent of minimalism for its crowning hubris: from Rothke and Newman and their epigones, one-colour canvases became de rigueur and overnight the western world found itself awash in artists. I embrace a broad definition of what constitutes art and believe that literally anything can be art. I can't see the art in much rap music, either, except for maybe Einman.
It is a manifestation of consciousness and can be anything to any person. It has no reason to exist if it is all just about the artist, and it also has no purpose if it is just a mental exercise, like the upside-down calendar that offered nothing. No less responsible than the artist for bringing the visual arts to its nadir, their serene pronouncements would not have been possible without the constancy of unbonfired vanity, and illusions of grandeur that come from being able to program the content of the spaces we set aside for art. Being pleasing to the eye is its reason to exist, and the labor of painting serves the end result, not the other way around. Put another way: contradiction is essential to Fountain as art. Over-thinking the thing drains it of the joy of doing it.
I just realized I made that disease up. In my definition, it is. To get a feeling out, to capture something within themselves, to share an image. If we want to evolve - that's just another word for getting better at stuff, having more fun, fitting in better, surviving more easily, thriving more spectacularly! While an objective standard is virtually impossible, I hold onto the idea that art must be more than just the artist caling something art. Crappy slogan contains the word rain so they picked an image of rain.
Editor Senior Editor Contributing Editors Music Editors Arts Editor Graphics Photographer Webmaster Past Contributors Noam Chomsky Mark Kingwell Naomi Klein Arundhati Roy Evelyn Lau Stephen Lewis Robert Fisk David Solway Michael Moore Julius Grey Irshad Manji Richard Rodriguez Pico Iyer Edward Said Jean Baudrillard Bill Moyers Barbara Ehrenreich Leon Wieseltier Charles Lewis John Lavery Tariq Ali Michael Albert Rochelle Gurstein Alex Waterhouse-Hayward We are in a diseased state because we mix up art with a respectful attitude towards decoration. Traditional Painting on the surfaces of public or private property that is visible to the public, commonly with a can of spray paint or roll-on paint. He stopped, took out a handkerchief, and wiped his nose. There can be no evolution? Since a writer, to be considered as such, must possess writing skills, is it asking too much that an artist be required to demonstrate the ability to draw? Money likely will not be the motivating force behind great art, and creating art for someone else's pleasure probably isn't enough, either. The 2017 Dust Palace End of Year School Show: Why Art? To me, art is primarily for the artist themselves, who doesn't owe anything to the viewer. This rule is totally up to mod discretion.
Yarn bombing Yarn Bombing is a type of street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth rather than paint or chalk. Do not include links to blogs, social media, or stores. You put it very well by saying he's not putting any of himself into his work. Thank you so much for your comments. Once you get the real purpose and definition of art clear in your head you can never go back to not understanding it.