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Re: artist/craftsperson

In a message dated 3/15/98 10:15:59 AM, charles wrote:

<< I
don't think the first person to do a thing is the only one who can be
called an artist.>>

The idea that only novel ideas have coinage as "art" is a uniquely 20th
century (perhaps, even, uniquely American) concept that has discouraged and
and devalued the work of many a would-be artist.

Barbara Harman

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