Most modern art is not art at all?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Public Art : One Thread
Brian Sowell said: "most modern art is not art at all. It is the kind of thing that should be shown in a freak show on clapham common." do you agree with this statement?
-- HAYLEY CORBETT (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 15, 2002
-- visualize me (email@example.com), October 23, 2002.
No, though I find some contemporary/modern art to be unimaginative, or a pathetic cry for attention, it is still art if intended to be art by the artist. I think art (especially in AMerica) is much like political thought and viewpoints. THe conservative, locked in the past types of minds have a hard time with chance, progression, and experimentation. I hope not to offend anyone, but you can never escape the past if you refuse to leave in the past. BUt then I live by the motto that you should create art for your lifetime, not the torch of the past.
-- Richard Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 19, 2003.