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#1 Claadehol



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Posted 04 October 2020 - 09:32 PM

It has been said that "Conceptual Art" is basically practised by those that can't draw. Maybe that's unfair!


I am assuming that the latest eye-opening exhibition by Shetland Arts falls into that category. 


One exhibit shows an artist posing in a converted greenhouse wearing what is described as "wearable art."


Tracy Emin's "unmade bed" made headlines some years ago and the modern art world has not improved significantly as far as I can see.


This latest exhibition by Shetland Arts is presumably funded by us and is intended to make us think about things.


I have thought about it and have come to the conclusion that if you want "wearable art," buy a fair isle joopy.


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#2 Colin



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Posted 05 October 2020 - 05:52 AM

You can take a "jobby", smooth off the rough bits, cover it in glitter, mount it on a pedestal and call it "art", but it would  still be a "jobby"...  :thmbsup


Art is like religion.  It's a matter of convincing people that the subject is worthy of "praise". :ponders: