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by c0q_m1x3r
Sun May 30, 2004 9:04 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What is your definition of art?
Replies: 52
Views: 15657

If suffering were art, we'd let you set yourselves on fire. You completely misconstrued what I tried to say. Suffering, in and of itself, is not art. However, most great art stems from the artist's suffering. I'm not sure about you, but I know that all of my favorite artists happened to be tortured...
by c0q_m1x3r
Sun May 30, 2004 4:24 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What is your definition of art?
Replies: 52
Views: 15657

Was it the intention of the artist to irritate people, or was he just being lazy? Any form of human expression will more than likely trigger thought or feeling in another person, but isn't the mark of a true artist the ability to get a specific reaction or effect out of his patrons? For example, I f...
by c0q_m1x3r
Sun May 30, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What is your definition of art?
Replies: 52
Views: 15657

What is your definition of art?

And what qualifies one as an artist? Here is an excerpt from a piece I wrote detailing my thoughts on the subject. I would like to see how others view the broad topic of art. Most people in this country have no concept of art. Sure, lots of people can notice every tiny detail in a painting or memori...
by c0q_m1x3r
Sun May 30, 2004 12:13 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Mostly White People or Just a Lot of Playa Dust?
Replies: 59
Views: 18009

IRT to the thread's originating post: Racism works both ways. Saying that there aren't enough blacks, hispanics, etc., is tantamount to saying that there are too many of them. As opposed to complaining about the lack of ethnic diversity, why don't you appreciate the people as individuals or as parts...

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