Is it possible to manufacture the sublime? Part 2. by Viking

Is it possible to manufacture the sublime. (Part 2/2)

In part 1 of this article, I provided a practical working definition of the sublime. In order to answer the question: "Is it possible to manufacture the sublime?", it was important to define a few terms and really understand what the sublime is. If you missed the article, you can click here to read it first.

The short answer to the question is...

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The most critical thing you must understand about art. Part 1/5 by Viking

(The most critical thing you must understand about art. Part 1)

Art is simply not a YES or NO proposition.

The word "art" is a very complicated and ever-evolving compound concept. It is extremely plastic,  conforming to fit within present social and historical contexts. The definition of art 50 years ago was entirely different than it is now, and our current definition of the artworks that existed 50 years ago is different now than it was then...

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