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Re: Tom Stoppard on crafting art

At 12:31 PM 3/24/97 -0500, you 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.

Then I guess you are using a definition of art that I and most of the world
do not understand.

jeff peachey

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