Thanfully there are still people who appreciate art in its truest sense.

"Art" as defined by whom? Would art in a slightly less than true sense still be "art?" I guess art without commerce is just a hobby.

Maier will always be a mystery. We'll never know how or why she chose to shoot what she did the way she did. I'm sick of the comparisons, too. Can't the work stand on its own?

On that, this tart little piece is a funny but true riff on the perils of being "derivative."

http://portable.tv/loves/post/photog...should-ignore/