Florencia Jimenez-Marcos

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3:02 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

Art Basel In Miami Gets Us Thinking: Is It Art?

Is This Art? Neon bench is part of a three-bench installation called 'Street Lamp' by Iván Navarro and Courtney Smith. One of the benches was damaged when an Art Basel visitor sat on it.
Credit Florencia Jimenez-Marcos

This guest post comes to us from Florencia Jimenez-Marcos.

Is it art?

There is no easy way to define "art." Any attempt at simplification risks making the writer sound uninformed at best. There are countless experts and publications who have created an industry debating what is true art, though the discourse these days seems to center more on economic rather than artistic value.

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