spielberg effect

if an artist’s work is shared (as he opted to) and results to a deluge spielberg effect, who is it to blame? is it the artist, the mob or the media?or perhaps we should go back and rethink our definitions of art, art appreciation and promotion? is art to be shared, shared-targeted, all or none of the above?

i remember a friend once telling me “all art has been contemporary”. i interpreted it as “individuals having to always struggle at the beginning to be noticed or for their work to be appreciated.” but what about the other side of the coin?

i am often amased at how popular culture is viewed in a sort of contempt – as i myself is guilty of. what is wrong if works are hugely embraced and i don’t? i ask myself…

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