Originally Posted by jnanian
"fine art/art/whatever" has plenty to communicate other than "look at me"
you just have to find the meaning in it, like everything else in life
In (the western travesty of) Zen perhaps.
There is as much meaning in it as there is in a blank piece of paper.
All there is is that "look at me, i'm pretty!" thing. Anything else is pretense.
Fine art = pretentiousness.