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Re: The definition of art

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Tue, 06 Oct 1998 19:19:29 -0500

ok here it goes Robert-
idea + creation + intent = art

( see below)

Robert Nickelson wrote:

> I think the ideas that got from George Dickie's theory about art
> sounds more complete--Art(good or bad)is an artifact or performance
> deserving of or having been conferred with the status of candidate
> for meaningful appreciation

Who decides if it is deserving? or if it should have status?
Meaningful appreciation? Isn't that a personal issue? What is
meaningful to me is not to others.

> -- this conferring of status has been
> established by a person or persons of the artworld and or the creator
> of the object or performance.

> So this status can only be conferred by people of the art world? Are
> we from another race or something????

Just some other thoughts- MaryB

> Bob
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