Re: Art.Net Studio Section Update... :)

Michael Betancourt (
Thu, 14 May 1998 13:27:02 -0400

Tom Coffin wrote:
> This seems really strange... to catalog artworks
> by nudity plays into the hands of the idiocracy
> of nudity hype of the web.

Good point.
Why not set up additional content-related categories some that come to

still life
gestural abstract
geometric abstract

this would make finding more than just firgural work easy.

> It would be more
> appropriate to catalog by media. If subject
> matter did need to be further cataloged, a simple
> category of "the figure" would be appropriate.

I have a problem with "the figure" because what I do involves
both nudity and the human form, but is not "figure" in the
sense that it is usually used...