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"Let me ask you something, what is not art?"

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A brilliant Art History professor of mine once theorized that anything could be art. He asserted that the question was not “Is this art?” but “Is this good or bad art?” In other words, is it successful? Does it achieve its objectives? Did this piece need to be made? Did the chosen medium effectively communicate the work’s message? Does it engage the viewer? Does it reward the viewer for observing?
What do you think? Is this good or bad art?

"Let me ask you something, what is not art?"

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Author Unknown

A brilliant Art History professor of mine once theorized that anything could be art. He asserted that the question was not “Is this art?” but “Is this good or bad art?” In other words, is it successful? Does it achieve its objectives? Did this piece need to be made? Did the chosen medium effectively communicate the work’s message? Does it engage the viewer? Does it reward the viewer for observing?

What do you think? Is this good or bad art?

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  8. toxicangelbitesgacfan answered: Even though I myself think it is bad art, I also think that it is good art because even a completly white canvas can mean something.
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  13. fetus-with-fries answered: good, it provokes questions and emotions
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  15. maryescobedo answered: No entiendo el inglés. Good art.
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  18. kelsolopogus answered: that’s a loaded question.
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    "What is not art?" I love and hate that question.