Art education cartoon. What makes something a work of art?

cartoon - what is art and what makes art valid?

Art education cartoon. A cartoon about the pretensions of the contemporary art and the art establishment (as expressed by a lecturer in an art college).

Cartoon about posturing and pretension in the contemporary art establishment.
What is art?

Cartoon showing a lecturer in an art college teaching a student.
The caption of the cartoon reads:
“No, no, Deborah… to be artistically valid you must
work from a position of deep understanding of art’s role
in questioning the aesthetic and intellectual norms of the
prevailing cultural zeitgeist – not just go off with some
crazy idea of your own!”
Cartoon depicting artistic justification and rationalisation, artistic validation and criticism, artistic elitism, art appreciation, art history, art movements.
Cartoon reference number: a135
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