REAL ArtI watched a documentary on beauty and art today "Why Beauty Matters" by Roger Scruton. It was quite interesting, explaining that artists these days are getting lazy, not being creative enough, and not creating truly "beautiful" pieces of artwork. Also, that anything can be "art", but is it truly art? If you want to watch this documentary it is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiajXQUppYY **Warning though, it is a bit suggestive and later in the documentary shows some offensive art pieces to the Christian world.** But it does spread an interesting concept to how modern art is affecting our world.
And this got me thinking... am I truly an artist?
No, not really. Looking through my gallery I find that most of my photographs were taken at the spur of the moment, being at the right place at the right time. That isn't art is it? A piece of art is a piece of work. I probably didn't work as hard as I hoped when I took those pictures. This also applied to my drawings and s