What's the difference between a photographer and an artist ?

Started Jul 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: What's the difference between a photographer and an artist ?

LSHorwitz1 wrote:

Artists don't sit around talking about their brushes.......!!

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Larry

This is a false dichotomy that has existed since the 1800s because artists of the day were worried about the popularity of photography and they claimed art had to come from the hand. In this concept, people working with metals can't be artists.

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