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SEPT 2013

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What is Art?

The invention of the scientific method separated material traits from the magical, symbolic, and spiritual.

Today the bright line between what works empirically and what works metaphorically is clearer than in any former time.

Cut loose from utility, from proof, for this moment in history we call much of it art.

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Gary Stephan

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