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Re: Tom Stoppard on crafting art
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- Subject: Re: Tom Stoppard on crafting art
- From: Seko Julia <sekoj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 12:27:29 -0700
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Have you seen the actual paintings? Not to be snooty about it, but I
don't think the nifty glowing quality of his work comes through so
well in reproductions.
However, you're still entitled to your opinion.
On Mon, 24 Mar 1997, Lisa Cheung wrote:
> > 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
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