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Re: Tom Stoppard on crafting art



At 02:49 PM 3/26/97 -0500, you wrote:
>On Wed, 26 Mar 1997, Jeff Peachey wrote:
>
>> Then I guess you are using a definition of art that I and most of the world
>> do not understand.
>>
>> jeff peachey
>
>Most of the world?  I doubt that very much.  I think most of the world
>does understand and those who don't understand are blindly following the
>few who lead.  Now, before anyone starts to send me blistering messages,
>let me ask just one question.  Suppose an artist creates one or more
>pieces of work which you feel are so lacking in any thought, creativity
>and artistry that you decide (s)he is a terrible artist.  Suppose then
>that several of the world's foremost art critics take one look and hail
>this artist as a genius and the greatest artist of the century.  Would you
>then have the nerve to stand up and openly disagree with them?
>
>Lisa.
>
I'm not saying that you should think it is good or bad art.  Just that it is
art.

jeff





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