I'm not sure why it should matter how someone classifies an image. Only time it matters for me is if I am trying to locate more of the same. Otherwise, if it appeals to me, not much else matters. I'd pay good money for one of Gandolfi acetone prints and hang it in my house. If someone else doesn't like it they can leave.
Now, if you are talking about apug community standards, don't we have private groups for this to be sensitive to the uptight?