Whoever you want it to be (femwang) wrote in polloftheday,
Whoever you want it to be
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A few hypothetical questions about Art

These questions came out of a few recent conversations about what makes Art. I've deliberately made the first two yes/ no but if you have further comment, please do.

Poll #1128605 Artsy Fartsy

There is a brick in the middle of a room. You don't know why the brick is there. Nobody does. Is this art?

Yes
17(18.1%)
No
77(81.9%)

There is a brick in the middle of a room. Next to it is a plaque telling you what the brick represents. Is this art?

Yes
40(42.6%)
No
54(57.4%)

Someone has an idea; another person is needed to execute the idea (a good example is a tattoo). Whose art is this?

The person with the idea
5(5.3%)
The person executing the idea
10(10.6%)
It's a shared collaboration
79(84.0%)

15(100.0%)
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