How does art created for a dictator differ from art created for a freely elected leader?

Question by dolphinsilversea01: How does art created for a dictator differ from art created for a freely elected leader? Our political world is surrounded by art and images we put together with different meanings, (eg: a good leader). Leaders have used artwork to persuade us in many ways for many many years. How does art … Read more

How to become a great artist: 10 great masterpieces in a lifetime OR a lifetime of great paintings?

by Angels Gate Question by sooperhiway: How to become a great artist: 10 great masterpieces in a lifetime OR a lifetime of great paintings? This question is for the artist community. Yeah, what does it take to become a great artist? Let’s suppose i paint 10 really really good masterpieces in my entire lifetime. Is … Read more

Q&A: What makes someone an art “expert” to determine the quality and meaningfulness of a work of art?

Question by Critical_rationalist: What makes someone an art “expert” to determine the quality and meaningfulness of a work of art? Isn’t all art and beauty in the eye of the beholder? If I think Magritte, Dix, Van Gogh, Monet, and Raphael are great and Harring, Pollock, and Warhol are totally over-rated, how is my opinion … Read more