Disappointment Artist Essays

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Good art (like good anything) is art that achieves its purpose particularly well. Some works of art are meant to shock, and others to please; some are meant to jump out at you, and others to sit quietly in the background.But all art has to work on an audience, and—here's the critical point—members of the audience share things in common. In fact, faces seem to have co-evolved with our interest in them; the face is the body's billboard.

He is moved to defend it, even in the face of a hostile audience, even to people he knows would understand neither the movie nor his compulsion to speak.The essay isn't really about Star Wars; it's about obsession and how you can hide behind it.His mother's illness, his father's remoteness, the awkwardness of his preteen years --- the author could make these things disappear, temporarily, at the movies.This Email Newsletter Privacy Statement may change from time to time and was last revised 5 June, 2018.December 2006I grew up believing that taste is just a matter of personal preference.If there were good art, then people who liked it would have better taste than people who didn't.So if you discard taste, you also have to discard the idea of art being good, and artists being good at making it.Aeon email newsletters are issued by the not-for-profit, registered charity Aeon Media Group Ltd (Australian Business Number 80 612 076 614).This Email Newsletter Privacy Statement pertains to the personally identifying information you voluntarily submit in the form of your email address to receive our email newsletters More generally, when visiting the Aeon site you should refer to our site Privacy Policy here.Less laborious, certainly, but if you can achieve the same level of performance with less effort, surely that's more impressive, not less. Audience I think the key to this puzzle is to remember that art has an audience.Art has a purpose, which is to interest its audience.

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