Art that's too popular to be art?

  • 1999-12-16
  • By Tricia Cornell
The lighthearted works of Estonian painter and graphic artist Navitrolla have drawn a few disapproving glances from some art "experts." Tricia Cornell talks to the artist about why the public doesn't seem put off at all."Some 'experts' have called my art 'too simple.' They say there's too much of this art in the world, that nobody needs it," Navitrolla says.The artist doesn't flinch at the harsh words. In fact, he keeps on smiling as if he knows something the "experts" don't: his "simple" art is popular. What's more, it's finding more and more respect with galleries and critics far beyond E...
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