Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/09

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Subject: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge'
From: philippe.orlent at (Philippe Orlent)
Date: Sun Dec 9 06:55:07 2007
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Op 9-dec-07, om 08:34 heeft Brian Reid het volgende geschreven:

> I know several people for whom the definition of "it is art" is "I  
> want to buy it, to own it". Good art is something worth possessing.
> For me, the definition of art is when I look at a photograph and  
> think "I wish I'd taken that photograph!".

? You don't have to be an artist to be a good photographer IMO.

> I think that in the world of the young, the answer to "is it art?"  
> is determined by how many YouTube hits it has.
> When I was a child I asked a friend of my parents, who they told me  
> was an artist, "what is art?". His answer has never left me: "Art  
> is what I paint."

Very true. For the maker.

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