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Re: [BKARTS] Books without Words

My sense is that we are reducing the term book to a structure (or a
term). Which, to me, is like defining a sentence by its syntax only (a
lot of commas in this one).

Or is it part of a genus...like tree (out of my area here)?

If an artwork is defined only by it's medium, why do artists become

So who will write the new text-book?


Jean Haefner BFA, MFA
Artist | Designer | Educator
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On Friday, January 9, 2004, at 11:39 AM, Darrell Ross wrote:
A book is defined by its media - paper, ink, words and binding
An oil painting is defined by it's medium - oil paint
A watercolor is defind by its medium - watercolors
The artist doesn't define it - he just has a choice of what medium his
message - if there is one - he chooses.

Hey even coffee is defined by the medium - coffee beans

Darrell Ross

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