Christopher Goodlof

Apr 7, 2021

3 min read

Bad Art: Ramblings

Art can indeed be bad. There’s a popular sentiment that there is no bad art, that creation in and of itself is rewarding, and the end result is going to be wonderful. This can be true, if you’re not putting your work out there in a professional sense. There’s no reason to critique someone’s Instagram post of their art, that’s rude and uncalled for. But just the same, you know the first time you see it, that art is bad. And that’s OK.

Our culture as a whole is moving forward, albeit with countless stragglers. Things are moving in a more positive, open direction in general, which is great. But…