In The Virtual Salon – Cranial Question Post author:Janice Tanton Post published:February 6, 2012 Post category:Art / Blog / Virtual Salon Post comments:3 Comments Welcome to the virtual “salon”. I’m interested in your perspective: What is art? What is not art? What is common? What is uncommon? Let’s discuss. "The Common Pear" ©2008 Janice Tanton. Oil on panel. 8"x8" Tags: what is art You Might Also Like Painting Techniques of the Old Masters | Fleming College | January 5, 2011 Alberta Light, A Retrospective :: Neel deWit-Wibaut at Bluerock Gallery May 4, 2012 Top 10 “Hell Is….” List For Artists December 16, 2011 This Post Has 3 Comments Carita Sirén 6 Feb 2012 Reply Art happens in your own mind. In the best case 🙂 Janice Tanton 7 Feb 2012 Reply That is beautiful, Carita! Lucy Carty 8 Feb 2012 Reply I agree with Carita. Only the person doing the looking or listening can decide what is art! ‘Successful’ art lifts the soul for a moment out through your eyes and ears, as if wanting to take a peek itself. It’s a physiological thing. You literally feel it… Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to comment Enter your email address to comment Enter your website URL (optional) This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.