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  • An Oldie But a Goodie: But Is It Art?

    An Oldie But a Goodie: But Is It Art?

    Art and controversy seem to go hand-in-hand. What’s surprising to me is that  at least some of the controversies around art seem to have been around a long, long, loooooong time. They never get resolved, but neither do they ever get dropped. In fact, they are regularly dredged up every once in a while and presented as brand new. Today I have a classic Art Controversy, which although not directly about drawing, could be. It’s a variation on the ever-popular […]

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  • Mini Master?

    Mini Master?

    I know. I know. This post is about painting not drawing. But it does involve an art controversy, and who can resist that? Obviously not me. The controversy in this case involves a little girl in Australia who has been painting since before she could walk, and who has — from the age of 2 — been selling her works for hundreds and thousands of dollars.  Well, someone has been selling her works for hundreds and thousands of dollars. Again, […]

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