ArtPrize: Popularity Contest or Marketing Bazaar?

by (apap_creations)

Submitted 09-28-2009 under OPINION

 Once ArtPrize was announced, I was very excited about it. But upon further research, I started becoming cynical. Questions came to mind, like: why a public vote as opposed to a panel of jurors? Why are the boundaries so restrictive and non...

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