I'd appreciate it if you could you give me a clear definition of what is not art, or conversely, what is.Conceptual art is as valid as any other genre even if one can question the visual value of the end result...but that end result is usually secondary to the idea. This work merely expresses a simple enough idea and, as such, surely qualifies as art.
October 28, 2011 at 1:11 am
Lia Melia I am curious: In what way is this a drawing? You describe the medium as pencil, but I cannot see where pencil comes into it. Is it on the surface of the photograph? If it is, it would invalidate the concept of drawing by the human body. Is the circle drawn by hand, feet,(as conceptually I assumed) the camera, or what? What is medium?
October 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm
Liana Lynne Benarroch Pencil? I don't think so. this is an amazing photograph but it is in the wrong category.
October 29, 2011 at 1:36 pm
Viktor van Niekerk This is OBVIOUSLY not a drawing! The claim that it is done in pencil obviously false and unethical. If one follows the history above, clearly this person got voted in by emailing other participants and promising to vote for them if they voted for him. What's most shocking is that the so-called expert jury was so unconscious as to vote for this, being like the art world in general too caught up in the rotting corpse-worship of dated, pretentious and artless movements like conceptual art that shou
October 31, 2011 at 1:54 am
Viktor van Niekerk should have been laid to rest thirty years ago, long after it had stopped being a novelty or of much artistic merit. The art world has been stagnating in this state for 50 years and it's time to WAKE UP.