The elephant curiosity was brought about by human artists
when you can convince me that an elephant observes, and translates with
intention, then maybe I will consider it art
when you can convince me that my dog's natural instinct to dig, to make
piles, to cover up her "mess" has any intention other than that
then maybe it' s art
> "Does Art require a human agent?"
It's always been the defining as far as I've known it.
Art requires an observation, a translation, a way of looking at what may be
familiar in new way, and most important -- a content
Art is not decoration or covering up your "droppings." It's finding a new
purpose for your 'droppings'
Art requires a brain that is asking another brain to make some notice
and as I always believe if art is everything then it is also nothing
gotta say I like the robot thing at Pratt
to paraphrase my favorite, Duchamp
if there is no intent
then we are all just monkeys with paint brushes