Now forgive me if I screw anything up here, as I never really studied art. As far as I can tell this shoulder piece done by Chriz (Buxe_Voll? Tattooz, Germany), is a nice example of abstract art. Me being uneducated as I am when it comes to modern art, I can’t tell you what any of it means, although I do see elements of avant-garde in it, but what I do know is that it looks really good.
This brings up the thought, does a lack of the intellectual knowledge of art mean that one is unable to appreciate it on the same level as a scholar? Or does just appreciating the aesthetics on a personal level mean more? Basically, is art considered “art” because of the thought put into it, or because people admire it? If you want to take a closer look at the details, you can get a better look in the new skool tattoo gallery.
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