“All art is useless”

The other day, I had a twitter debate with @dellybean about the nature of “good art”. Of course, @dellybean was wrong (Michael Craig-Martin’s “An Oak Tree” is brilliant), but art would be dull if we all agreed.

As is wise in such matters, I think it is best to defer to the man I would most like to have gone drinking with, Oscar Wilde (from the preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray): Continue reading ““All art is useless””