But is it art? (Part 2)

Book Response to But is it art? by Cynthia Freeland 256 pages —- Kind of response: long and meandering Times I’ve read this book: once —- The title is a rhetorical question. It is a challenge, and Freeland answers the challenge by illustrating how the very definition of “art” varies between eras and cultures, and […]

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But is it art?

The following is from my post, “What’s the big idea?” You may think these ideas are unimportant when it comes to actually producing works of art, but I think having an idea of what one believes is beautiful is at the heart of one’s approach to one’s own work. I know, this view is very […]

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New Year’s Resolution

Over the years, I have amassed over 420 books. I buy some, I trade some. I’ve actually sold a few I’d purchased on Amazon back to Amazon buyers for cash (via the link where you don’t see who the buyer is) and then a few years later bought the exact same books back. I have […]

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