Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.

— George Eastman.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Is it "Art" or is it not?

Norman Rockwell biographer Deborah Soloman reports that when Willem de Kooning saw Rockwell's 'The Connoisseur', an image depicting a Jackson Pollock painting, he said to the owner of the gallery, "That painting is better than anything Jackson could do." "The Connoisseur" can be seen here.

de Kooning said of his own work, "I make pictures and someone comes in and calls it art.

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