Archive for January, 2011

Art: The Decline

Posted in Art, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 3, 2011 by Marco

As all things artistic are highly subjective, I will preface with the obvious; the following is one asshole’s opinion and nothing more

For many, many years the question “What is art?” has been considered, contested and studied by artists, critics and scholars the world over and like most people, I’ve had my opinion on the matter.  Quite simply, for me, the title “art” has been best defined by three criteria:  Effort, skill and purpose.  If a piece of “art” doesn’t exhibit all of these three things –or in some cases, any of these three things (Jackson Pollack), I’m inclined to readily dismiss it.

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