Which Artist Did It Better?

Apr 11, 2013 8:11PM

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)


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