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Re: Kitch

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Lynn Foltz (lfoltz)
Sat, 12 Oct 1996 00:04:29 -0400 (EDT)


For lowest form of art -- how about "craft kits" - that's pretty low -
and then paintings on velvet (someone may have already mentioned that) -
how about salt maps -
I don't know if I dare go any lower


On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Scott T Bischoff wrote:

> "Leni,
> You asked "what the lowest form of art is..."
> To me, kitch is not the lowest form simply because it requires much
> thought, mostly justification. The lowest form to me would be that of
> reproductions or "sofa" art. True, most educated artist will not call a
> reproduction a work of art, but to the uneducated, they see anything that
> is aesthetically pleasing as art. The bothers me.
> Wanted to interject
> Scott
> On Fri, 11 Oct 1996
> ELENI53 wrote:
> > Posing a question.... Is kitch Art the lowest of low art? If not, what is?
> >
> > 'Leni
> >