This is Not Art… and that’s a good thing … isn’t it?

If it were in a gallery, it would be art.

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Two possible conclusions: 1. by placing things in galleries, they gain “artistic” significance; 2. what art does is happening in a different form in the world.

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The first, galleries make everything into art, speaks to a kind of human attention. That objects are doing work in the world also speaks to a kind of human attention. They are not the same kind of attention.

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Isn’t that a class thing? Shouldn’t we be talking about that?

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