.In today's local broadsheet, THE AGE, a reprint from The Guardian : Switched-on works seek a little light relief, in which Maev Kennedy chronicles some recent legislative farce from those who would define ART.
It is a question that has dogged the contemporary art world since Duchamp put a urinal in a gallery: is it art?What particularly delights this reader is to see the objects in question depicted in not one but two photographs. One shows the head of a viewer, the other shows the feet of a 'viewer'. (Or should we say, the feet of a passer-by?) No matter, it seems a fine sign of the times : the matrix of regard continues to expand.
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A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/
someone looks at something ...