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Re: Tom Stoppard on crafting art

> And to say that modern art requires no skill, well, sure there is a lot of
> bad stuff out there, but I don't see how anyone could say Klee, Rothko,
> DeKooning, Clemente, Ditter Appelt, etc. lack skill.  In fact a lot of
> modern and comporary art deal explicitly with the "crafting" of their
> material makeup.

Rothko a skilled artist?????  I've seen examples of his work and cannot
believe that anyone would consider him an artist, much less a skilled one.


Lisa Cheung
Dept. of Biology
Erindale College
University of Toronto
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