[LMB] Spirit Ring: Artist vs Artisan

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 18:25:47 BST 2021


On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 10:19 AM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > On Oct 20, 2021, at 10:14 AM, Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> I’ve always felt that a person who makes something both useful and
> >> beautiful is as important as a person who makes something beautiful that
> >> has no purpose.
> >>
> >
> > Very well put, and I absolutely agree.
>
> Me too.
>

I would revise that to say, "that has no *other* purpose." Arguably the
purpose of a work of art is to be what it is ... but I agree about the
respect due to the skilled artisan whose work is beautiful as well as
functional.


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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