MAYBE “ART” SHOULD BE A VERB, NOT A NOUN


HOW SHOULD WE DEFINE ART? Maybe “Art” Should Be A Verb, Not A Noun By Bill Dobbins http://www.billdobbinsphotography.com Humans are fond of using symbols for which there is no actual referent.  That is, using words to refer to things that don’t actually exist.  It would be hard to find real world examples of “dragon,” “unicorn”… Read More MAYBE “ART” SHOULD BE A VERB, NOT A NOUN

WHAT IS ART?


Supreme Court Justice Potter Steward once famously said that he couldn’t define  pornography but he knew it when he saw it.  What he didn’t realize is that pornography is not a “thing.”  It is somebody’s reaction to a thing.  A 1944 Betty Grable poster was sexy in its day, seems quaint now but would have… Read More WHAT IS ART?