Here’s a dog-bites-boy announcement: forgeries can look strikingly like the artworks they copy or imitate. Since our interest in visual art seems to be all about the look of things, maybe we shouldn’t care too much about the distinction between the original and the forged. Why not just call them equivalent, at least on all important aesthetic and artistic dimensions, and declare the issue closed?
KeywordsArtistic Dimension Buddhist Scripture Aesthetic Interest Past Moment Imaginative Creation
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