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uberkuh
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Here are some of the questions I have about art today:

* Are traditional forms of art, such as drawing, painting, and sculpture, valuable to people today?

* Is artistic naturalism, the accurate, artistic representation of concrete objects, appreciated today?

* Do those who appreciate the art of today appreciate inspiring representations of human accomplishment more than they appreciate, or tolerate, failure?

* If no one appreciates an artist's work, should that artist continue to create that work? In other words, is art intrinsically valuable, even if no one pays attention to it?

* I define art along the same lines as Ayn Rand, who defines it as "a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments." This is the best general definition I have seen. Using it, under the assumption that art is intrinsically valuable in the absence of anyone's attention or appreciation, does it follow that art is not solely a medium of public communication and that it is equally useful for private inspiration?

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emmson Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
hey, I like your style. right on :)
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livneeson Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2006
You have a unique style, I like it :D
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Kole87 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey...Welcome to DeviantArt!!! Great works so far ;)
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Anavelle Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2006
I love your style. And I'd really love to see more of your deviations. =)
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Ctron164 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
WELCOME TO DEVIANTART, I think you'll do quite well here
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Rolad Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2006
Hello, and welcome to deviantart!

Your Virginia Woolf piece is very nice. I can't wait to see more of your stuff in the future.
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