is it art?
The works of Jackson Pollock
continue to challenge the definition of "art" among many. His
trademark paint splashes and drips have been used as examples of both
brilliance and recklessness among fans and critics, furthering the
evidence that genius and insanity are frequent bunkmates.
The most common argument among his
detractors is that "anyone can splash paint on a canvas - but that
doesn't make it art". So we splashed together a couple of shots
taken by some drip at Jaywalker who claims that there is beauty to be
found in these two images of spilled soda. One image tells a clear tale
of each step taken with swinging arms as soda becomes sewage; the other
image depicts an impact, then streams of soda mixed variably with the
water of melting ice - a beautiful range of tones. Neither image was
Whether intended or accidental, a piece born of
randomness may carry a meaning or be deemed beautiful, but is it