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    Today, 07:11 AM
    Having played tennis all my life, I was happy to read this: Quote: But these gains were notably less than for playing tennis, which was linked...
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    Today, 06:07 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Well, guess I will call it quits. Going around in circles here. Instead of going to a pub am off to the tennis courts....
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    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    if the artist thinks it is art, does that make it art? If just one other person is inspired to new thoughts or emotions, is that then art? I do not...
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    Yesterday, 07:35 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    This like trying to explain a joke. I have no idea of the artists intentions but to me it seems provocative, it could be cynical view if the consumer...
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    Yesterday, 07:27 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Still do not get canned poop....:confused:
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    Yesterday, 07:24 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    It is useful to consider the dual role of the self described artist. For the viewer or audience surely the intentions of the artist are unnecessary...
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    Yesterday, 06:13 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    A very good way to look at it. The same is true of music, another art form, drama and sculpture, no hope of universal opinion and that is itself good...
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    Yesterday, 05:47 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    If, as discussed in the mammoth thread on reality, I can not be sure of anything existing outside of my mind, i.e. external reality, then I can...
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    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Let me try to put it this way. An object being classified as art does not mean that everybody will like it. Rembrandt is a great artist, but I do...
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    Yesterday, 04:19 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    I think that argument is very close to: art is in the mind of the beholder and there is no point arguing about it; unless you take account of...
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    Yesterday, 01:22 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    the problem is you cannot define art easily as in the cliche "i do not know about art but I know what I like" as soon as you try to narrow it down...
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    Yesterday, 01:18 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Any takers?
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    Yesterday, 01:17 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    The point I have been trying to make, with no apparent success, is that canned poop, blank canvasses, totally black canvasses, totally white canvasse...
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    Yesterday, 01:14 PM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    the quoted quoted text is not mine but I can see what happened.
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    Yesterday, 01:13 PM
    Readers of the Grauniad will perhaps be used to these, the Guardian newspaper is mocked for proof errors but I am not sure it is worse than others.
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    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    for the purposes of a story, does the OP desire an earth style orbital mechanics ice age or just a period where the glaciers advance and retreat such...
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    Yesterday, 12:26 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Sure, but blank canvas?
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    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    I like my avatar because I painted it (question of taste, do not expect others to like it). A talented photographer capturing a special mood can...
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    Yesterday, 11:06 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    No. Just that someone tells me it is art, irks. The canvases are just blank canvases.
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    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    profloater replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    The Oxford dictionary definition of art: There used to be debate about whether a photograph could ever be art but most seem to accept that the...
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    Yesterday, 06:26 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    I would appreciate discussing the issue, leaving out an pschoanalysis.
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    Yesterday, 06:16 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Look at three blank canvasses: not creative, not imaginative, no skill, evokes no emotion.
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    Yesterday, 06:15 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Just a question to the majority here: can a murder be a form of art? If takes skill, creativity snd certainly invokes an emotional response.
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    Yesterday, 06:11 AM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Well if the term art includes anything created by anyone, ok. It is just not what I understand under art, but guess I am old fashioned...
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    2018-Sep-17, 07:58 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    Well if you consider canned poo art, then we live on different planets. Why should I get over it? Too easy.
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    2018-Sep-17, 07:17 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    So you guys consider this art? Source: Wikipedia Artist's **** (Italian: Merda d'artista) is a 1961 artwork by the Italian artist Piero...
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    2018-Sep-17, 06:06 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    what I am not understanding is how three empty canvasses can be termed art, quite that simple. I would then ask you: what is not art?
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    2018-Sep-17, 05:32 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    True. Makes me furious.... :)
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    2018-Sep-17, 05:05 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    The Oxford dictionary definition of art: The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as...
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    2018-Sep-17, 05:02 PM
    gzhpcu replied to a thread Suprematism( in Off-Topic Babbling
    The bone of contention is whether or not three blank canvases or a black square can be termed art...
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