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Conceptual art places value on meaning

By Lucas Skye | December 2, 2018

Those who disdain modern art, or art that doesn’t solely rely on technical skills, can occasionally be overheard asking, “This shouldn’t be considered art. A child can do this.” The fact of the matter is, they very well might be able to, but that’s...

Do we care more about the spectacle than talent?

Do we care more about the spectacle than talent?

By Alyssa Pracz | February 22, 2011

After watching the Grammys and observing Lady Gaga's unique performance last week, I couldn't help but ask myself whether our generation values entertainment or talent more. I am a fan of Lady Gaga, but her performances from her earlier years in comparison...

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