Monthly Archives:: August 2010

Is Art Entertainment? Yes, Maybe

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I don’t think so. But the argument for it is interesting and not without some truth.

If the author, Curtis Johnson who is a student of video games, contends that there shouldn’t be any distinction (see below), politics would  Read More »

Women and Shoes – The Concept in Conceptual Art

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No, it’s not about Imelda Marcos (you still remember her?). Or Princess Diana, who probably made Jimmy Choo’s career by ordering dozens of pairs of his exceedingly comfortable flats in all different colors.

The shoes I am thinking of are used by artists Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Colombia) and Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Japan) Read More »

Do Scientists See Art?

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I examine the art piece for specific elements significant to a particular artist – brush stroke, clor, manner and favorite shapes.                                                                                    

                –  Elizabeth Kubicki, participant  in  MIT Physics  Department Hallway Art Quiz.      Read More »