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 STAY HOME – INTERNATIONAL FREE Beginner Drawing Classes During COVID 19. March 25, 2020 How Paintings Get Started July 12, 2019 The Artist’s Kitchen : 5 Top Priorities for Life’s Studio November 22, 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) Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.