• Are Street and Documentary Photography Art?

    2 years ago - By Peta Pixel

    I think the question of whether something is or is not “art” is a bit disingenuous, often used more as a tool for gatekeeping than true analysis or critique. There is no objective standard for what makes something enjoyable as a piece of art, whether that's a photograph, music, sculpture, or a blade of grass in a field.
    However when it comes to the deliberate creation of an artefact I think that the intention of the creator is very powerful, and can offer some strong insight into the way that work can be interpreted.
    One of the best descriptions I heard regarding the difference between an...
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