Art Monday

Art Monday

Art is not merely in the eye of the beholder.  Also – we’ve come to conflate “high art” with art – and worse, “art” with things that are neither beautiful nor requiring skill, nor even comprehensible without referencing the world around them at the moment instead of a work in and of themselves. Brian Niemeier in an epic set of tweets defines the responsibility of the artist, which Bradford Walker gathers up and adds some more insightful commentary. A reality check for writers who may have been taken in by Chuck, The-Evil-That-Devours: The correct definition of “art”, universally known before Modernism…

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