What Makes it art, when it simply could be a snapshot?

Discussion in 'Ethics and Philosophy' started by hoffy, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Arklatexian

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    Which pony are we talking about? Is it the brown and white or black and white Shetland that those of us of a certain age were photographed on dressed as a "cowboy" or "cowgirl" that our parents paid Depression Era Dollars for a picture? From experience, in this case, these pictures were definitely not "snap-shots". Your parents (usually your mother) made an appointment to have that picture made as did most of the other mothers in the neighborhood. During the Great Depression, these ponies and the pictures made kept some photographers going when there was no other business........Regards!
     
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    hi oldtimermetoo
    i was refering to frank's pigmy pony
    that he rode off into the sunset riding
    like any sensible dental floss tycoon
    living in montana would do ..
    rumor has it that tina and the ikettes
    were singing back up vocals for the
    original recording :wink:
     
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