Re: Artists and Engineers

Natasha V. More (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 20:05:00 -0700 (MST)

At 02:55 PM 10/27/96 -0800, Chris Hind wrote:

>>IAN: Where an "artist" is: one who manipulates physical
>>matter or "data" in some fashion deemed to be "skillful"
>>or "esthetically pleasing" by some subjective observer. I
>>can see no better definition, thus I say your claim is true.
>But a engineer's main goal is function whereas an artist's primary goal is

Interesting point, but not true. "Form follows function" is taught in art
and design schools, colleges and universities at 101 level as a basic
premise. Yet, it doesn't need to be taught, it is self-learned by trial and
Natasha Vita More
Transhumanist Art Web site
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