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Is quality in art subjective?

65,825 deviants said Yes
21,513 deviants said No
5,378 deviants said Other (please comment)

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brushPuppie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
I´d say: both!, and pretty much agree with Pitufox on it. The first question is: Is it good enough to communicate something ( a meaning, a feeling, the dedication of the maker,...)? There is some objectivity in that. From then on, it´s perhaps more an "eye of the Beholder"-thing
MidnightRiver2000 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It is both, It can be subjective and set and stone if something is good or bad. Most of the time, people enjoy art pleasing to the eye. Others, can be beautiful if you consider the person creating them. For example, at zoo I've been to there was and orangutan painting. It had surprised me that I found their art to be enjoyable. Then again, the art of a teen such as myself is obviously not comparable to those of more expertize.
Rhiabell Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd say that art is a way of expressing yourself. Every artists puts a bit of himself or herself into her/his work. In my case, it is all about emotions. I put the emotions I have once received into my work. I try my best to make my art the best I can make it. Qualifying art is not correct, because you will never get a solid opinion if you ask various people. You can, however, qualify it the way most of people asked did, but it will be incorrect towards the people with another opinion. Art is like taste. You mind find it too sorrow, but another person would say it is just sorrow enough. 
Arcane2398 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 10, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
It's sad to say, but most people prefer more detailed drawings. Yet there are times when they will like a drawing based on the theme or setting 
MikeYeager Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
Quality comes in all shapes and sizes. If something is worked hard on, it shows no matter how abstract it is.
Dragons0song Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
it depends in the art because in realism yes but abstract no
batmannutellaoreos Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
I believe that quality does not matter. Abstract art is great, and so is-for lack of better words-non-abstact art. I believe that as long as you are able to express yourself or do what you want then that's all that matters.
Book-Box Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  New member Student General Artist
When people look at some of my random doodles in my notebook, they don't admire the skill or quality. They admire how well my picture depicts emotion. 
coolk77 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
As long as the final piece is recognizable and people like it then quality does not count
Buff55 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
I personaly feel that art should show what's inside of your soul. Have events from your life reflect through it. As long as you work hard on it... *Lost thought*
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