Sarah Palin Nudes- What is Art?

Can a woman be sexually attractive and be taken seriously as a leader or powerful person?

Is a painting defined as an image made with paint, or is there more to art?

Does calling something art make it art and news worthy? If the main focus of an artwork is to gain publicity for its maker, is it art?

Apparently two artists have supposedly painted pictures of Sarah Palin in the buff. Neither artist has met Governor Palin, nor have they used actual photos of her, other than head shots to create their nudes. So, these works are at best imaginary images of a nude woman whose face has a slight resemblance to Governor Palin.

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The Big Bang of 21st Century Art: Post Conceptual Art

Post Conceptual Art is a Big Bang in the theory and history of art as it focuses on the stroke, the smallest unit of meaning created with the smallest unit of physical movement by the artist, as the primary significance in a work. This is the opposite of the idea of the concept that the stroke serves to create the image. Inherent in the work and in both the scientific understanding of the Big Bang and the biblical theology is that the intent and realization of the end result is present at the beginning.

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Post Conceptual Art’s Truth of Time and Energy

Using symbols for strokes to create visual imagery, Post Conceptual Art closely emulates both cutting edge scientific and ancient spiritual truths.

Art is humankind’s way of showing truth. Artistic truth may be profane or sacred or both. The best art reveals an understanding of truth that is not blatantly obvious, until through the artist’s hand it becomes so. From the cave art of the shamans to current day Conceptual and now the new Post Conceptual Art, the work of the artist has been to convey truth visually.

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ArtHamptons – Seeing, Meeting and How I Came to Write for artnet.com

Months ago, when I learned of ArtHamptons (ironically through a link at artnet.com to a small banner ad), and I saw the roster on then signed galleries, I thought that having a cornucopia of museum quality art residing in the Hamptons seemed like a wonderful addition to my own birthday weekend. The opportunity to write for Bill Fine and artnet.com is the scrumptious birthday cake with ice cream (with no calories or fat!).

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Science of Vision and Art

Recent understandings in medical and neuroscience about how we see has tremendous importance for visual artists, and also anyone involved in the art world.

Vision is by far the primary perceptual sense for normal human beings. Visual perception is so basic that it is the one sense we must shut off when we go to sleep.

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