by Daria Polichetti

Cofounder of,LA Mobile Arts Festival, and The iPrints Store

iPhone Art: The Collision of Art and Technology

In the brief span of a decade, mobile digital photography has collided with the birth of social networks. It has transformed the way we view and understand art on a global scale. But many still struggle with the question, is it ok for me to like it?

Classical definitions of fine arts refer to painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and poetry. Today fine arts finally includes “newer” art forms such as installation art and photography, which, although they have been around for a long time, are good examples of how innovations often struggle to gain acceptance in the world of fine art.

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