“Spider-Man”, “Art”, and Christmas
I recently read a discussion about SPIDER MAN: NO WAY HOME in the “is it `art’? Category.
To answer that question, we first have to define terms.
“Craft” is skill.
“Art” is skill plus `Self’ expression. Deep emotion. Attempts to reveal the deep inner being, Harlan’s “burning core.”
COMMERCIAL art is “art” that communicates emotion to an audience willing to exchange money for it.
“Successful” Commercial art would be such art that makes back what it cost to produce…