Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
i wouldn't say he was a hobbyist, but when VVG painted the paintings they were worthless, no one would give him anything for them, so by the standards set by
the OP's lecturer it is true the paintings were BAD ART. it was only time and the evolution of the modern world that changed van gogh's paintings into good art...
How can bad art change to good art? Their artistic standard is surely the same as when they were painted, only their monetary value has changed.