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Is it Art or is it Not?

A few years ago, I read an interesting thread on an art forum.
The title was, “That’s Art?”
So many posters had so many varying ideas about what art is and what it isn’t. Some argued against modern art and some praised it. Some said that art had to be beautiful while others said it must be skillful. Some said it had to make a statement. One felt that art was “reborn” when it broke away from realism.

There was also a discussion concerning a canvas, which was painted black and titled, “Night”. Is it art? Many said, “yes”, some said, “no”.

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