Which Artist Did It Better?
Sometimes it’s not so much about who did something first, but who did it best. In the technology start-up world, it doesn’t matter that dozens of other companies were creating video upload sites before YouTube; YouTube just hit the right combination of community, buzz, and content. Art history is the same.
Image: Left: Jacob Kassay, “Untitled (2010)” (Image via thepaintedwrd.wordpress.com); right: Yves Klein, “IKB 191″ (1962) (Image via wikipedia.org)