RE: RARA-AVIS: Street 8

From: Words from the Monastery (
Date: 19 Apr 2000

Actually, not a dictionary but my art theory professor ... this should be pretty self evident though. If all it took was for "a" person to say such and such was a masterpiece we'd be ass deep in masterpieces.

volente Deo,

Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia

"I know. We are ... the lucky ones." Bif Naked, 1999

> From: Mark Sullivan
> Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 8:33 PM
> What part of the word "masterpiece" "literally requires" public acclaim?
> My dictionary defines the word as: "a work done with extraordinary
> skill; esp: a supreme intellectual or artistic achievement." It doesn't
> say a thing about the public or popularity.

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