From: Lisa Reddig (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10/07/02-03:11:54 PM Z
The people who are now buying this art are not validating it. It has
already been validated by being discussed for the last 4 decades (or however
long). It is already in the art history lexicon. It is in text books.
They are actually validating their museum as a modern art institution by
having in it art that pertains to the last century of avant-garde art
> From: Ender100@aol.com
> I think it is fine if someone wants to put their feces in a jar and sell it
> as art. I think what I find interesting is that someone in the art world who
> is in a position of authority actually validated it by spending thousands of
> dollars of money on it. Now maybe this person had a good reason for doing so
> and isn't as much of a fool as we think, or maybe they are. It would be
> interesting to know more about his/her 's reasons for making the purchase. I
> would think if he is a fool, he probably won't last long at his job.
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