“But is the Mona Lisa really art? Well then, what about an undetectably perfect copy of the Mona Lisa? That comparison (however sneaky) points up the fact that it’s surprisingly difficult, maybe even impossible, to view any single work in isolation and rule definitively, “This is art” or “This is craft.” Striking that difference means comparing successive pieces made by the same person. In”


David Bayles, Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Read more quotes from David Bayles


Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

0 likes
All Members Who Liked This Quote

None yet!


This Quote Is From

Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles
60,399 ratings, average rating, 857 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag