The Easel

Surfboards, Skateboards, and the Question of Art

An interesting issue, even if the prose is not exactly lively. Aesthetic practices outside conventional art – graffiti, body art, sand sculptures and more – are still a part of Art. “Any artifact whatsoever can enter the art world”. Regardless of the merits or otherwise of such “wild art”, we should be aware that it is “already a part of our thinking, and how much better off we are for it.”