How Community Changes The Artist’s Conception

The Artist and the Standard Interpretation

The Artist and the Standard Interpretation

  • The Artist creates her artwork, with a particular symbolic meaning in mind.
  • The Art Dealer/Gallery Owner tries to explain what the artist had in mind.
  • The Art Critic sees something somewhat different by projecting his own notions on the work.
  • The Art Historian synthesizes what she’s heard, and unwittingly, and unbenownst guesses some of the original intent.
  • Ultimate truth is the one written by History, so over time, this final interpretation becomes the accepted meaning.

 

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soda vs pop vs coke (via chai T)

Someone has been doing some good research. This doesn’t change my earlier post, but kind of corroborates what i was trying to say.

soda vs pop vs coke it amazes me the things people will bicker over. where i grew up, everyone called it soda, so that is what i call it. when my first girlfriend and i started becoming friends and then dating, we had this conversation a lot. she was from southern minnesota and adamant about correcting me anytime i asked for a soda. it got to the point where i would just request a beverage by it's name. one day, when she took me home (to her very catholic, homophobi … Read More

via chai T

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