Re: Lighting Some Flames: Towards conlang artistry
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 12, 2002, 15:35|
Arnt Richard Johansen scripsit:
> Now, criticising an unfinished work of art is an entirely different matter
> than criticising a finished work of art. If one were to write a critique
> of an unfinished work of art, saying that this and that should have been
> done different, one is in a sense interfering with the artist's right to
> perform his art the way he or she sees fit.
IMHO there is no such thing as a "finished" work of art, merely
works that their creators have ceased to work on. To the creator,
there is always room for improvement, unless he/she is a Mozart.
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_