Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Had To Share - Wonderful Rant on Beauty and the Art Beast, by Judith Schaechter

This door ornament can be called "pretty"- but to me it is really "beautiful".

Just finished this essay by Judith. A must-read for all those who have ever been perplexed by the art world's compulsive need for "pretty" art. What we think or feel "pretty" vs. "beautiful" might be... and why does it matter so much?  Read it here.