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Re: [BKARTS] Tone deaf and art blind



Bickering about art may be necessary but ...

I would rather an artist spent time on the art, not the web page.

michael



----- Original Message -----
From: "Jules Siegel" <siegel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 6:28 PM
Subject: Re: Tone deaf and art blind


> kbk wrote:
>
> > ...or, what it seemed to me that he was trying to get across. so, why
> > the ire?
>
> I said in my last message that I'm going to drop the subject, but I will
> respond to your question. First of all, I am not criticizing Paul's
> essay, but the design of his web page.
>
> Paul spent the last few days tormenting James Pepper, a very nice man
> who work I -- and many others -- find charming and beautiful, falling
> into the category of naive art. I was disgusted by the attacks.
>
> When I saw Paul's web page, I was shocked and angered that someone who
> could create something so visually ugly and technically incompetent
> would have the nerve to presume to judge any visual artist's work.
>
> I rarely criticize the work of other artists, certainly not in terms as
> harsh as I am using here. I don't like expressing myself with such
> brutal contempt, but I don't like bullies. Therefore I stepped out of my
> urbane mask and spoke from the heart.
>
> That's all I have to say about this.
>
>
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