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Is it Art or is it Crap: You decide.

SGB

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I only got 9 out of 16.

I guess that makes me officially "out of it" with the art scene.
 

giff57

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11 of 16, must be the time I spent living in Iowa City
 

NHPlanner

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I got 6, but then again, I don't give a crap about art. :)
 

mendelman

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8/16, I was being to subjective when chosing the button to press.

Eye of the beholder, etc.
 

tsc

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I got 14/16.... but it was my second time.....after failing the first....
 

JNA

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Pretty good! are you an art critic?
You scored 12/16

hope this doesn't mean I am becoming a sensible Midwesterner!
 

Mud Princess

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That was fun! I did better here than I did on the Ultimate 80s quiz: 10/16 ("Not bad, not bad. Not that good. But not bad.")
 

H

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Some art can be boring to look at, but alot of fun to make! Even if it is crap. I took a pottery class in college and it was better than ____, as far as relaxation and creative stimulation. Later I started making things out of wood. Its all crap, dont get me wrong, but art is you friend :)

I have stoped since I moved here, maybe I need to do it again.
 

Cardinal

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13. Though I may have called some of it art, little of it would ever end up in my house.
 

Dan

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It is all moot, because art is dead. Art died with the coming of the postmodernists, who turned art into something that it was not intended to be; a concept, or a means for financial gain, rather than the result of human creativity for its sake alone.

Now, if you will excuse me, I must dress up in black and wail in angst.
 

BKM

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Dan:

I think art died in the 19th century when it became separated from life (and frankly-to a large extent-from religion). The whole mythos of the tortured bohemian soul whose main purpose in life is to "shock the bourgeoisie" with his or her anguish-laden crap. Early modern art at least was interesting-today's stuff is running on fumes.
 

Duke Of Dystopia

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Frosty Art

7 / 16 on the amature art test :)

The 24 gallon fermentor in the kitchen gives me 192 pints of frosty, fresh ART that the throat can appreciate!
 

jordanb

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BKM said:
Dan:

I think art died in the 19th century when it became separated from life (and frankly-to a large extent-from religion). The whole mythos of the tortured bohemian soul whose main purpose in life is to "shock the bourgeoisie" with his or her anguish-laden crap. Early modern art at least was interesting-today's stuff is running on fumes.
This reminds me of a quote from my current book, The History of the City by Lewis Mumford, about the Romans:

This people began as a nation of sturdy farmers, close to the earth, abstemious, hard-working, strong-muscled delvers and hewers, becoming through their very capacity for enduring hardship and taking blows the strongest people in antiquity. But their very strength and their unflagging industry turned them into a nation of grabbers and cadgers, living off their neighbors, converting their mother city into a gigantic mouth and stomach, sucking in foods, booty, works of art, slaves, religions, gods, and scraps of knowledge, turning every refinement of culture, every decency of daily life, into something at once lurid and brutal, sensational and disgusting, pretentious and meaningless.
 
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