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what is a gallery

updated mon 29 dec 97


CFeild on sun 28 dec 97

In a message dated 97-12-26 11:06:22 EST, Lisa Skeen writes:

<< I am interested in the difference between Subjective and Objective in
art. I hear these words all the time, but have no idea what their
application to art means.

On Wed, 24 Dec 1997 12:45:17 EST CFeild writes:
>I'm interested in learning what the word "gallery" connotes to people
>in>reference to selling pottery. I'm assuming it is fairly subjective,

Since a line from a recent post of mine was quoted in the above message, I
thought I should clarify what I meant.

I wasn't referring to subjectivity and objectivity in "art," only in reference
to the definition of a "gallery," albeit one that sells craft (or art,
depending on where you come down on that discussion). I only meant that I
doubted that there was some definition such as "a gallery is 1200 sq. feet and
carries objects priced at $500 a piece or more displayed on individually
lighted glass columns." I was trying to indicate that I assumed "gallery"
meant different things to different people, but I was still interested in what
those things might be.

Cathie Feild