The Difference Between Art and Craft


For me that means well-made “craft” becomes “art” when it’s appreciated as such, and poorly executed “art” can be relegated to “craft” if it fails to emotionally resonate. Art is in the eye of the beholder and a great work of art can show little in terms of technical expertise, like the great abstract expressionist works of Jackson Pollack often criticized as paintings “anyone” could make, or a work of exemplary craft like a simple glass and steel office building that no one finds particularly inspiring but that will stand for millennia, and functions perfectly as designed.


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