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Postby Bikejoh on Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:29 pm

I think it should be the best artwork created in 2014. Money printing rereleases of older artwork shouldn't be eligible. Didn't it have its chance in 2006?
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Postby Timbrh2001 on Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:32 pm

Bikejoh wrote:I think it should be the best artwork created in 2014. Money printing rereleases of older artwork shouldn't be eligible. Didn't it have its chance in 2006?


It was never a print. If you're gonna do "best overall artwork" none of this "lowbrow" stuff that we love on EB should ever be considered for vote.
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Postby Bikejoh on Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:34 pm

Timbrh2001 wrote:"lowbrow"


What, anything besides Horkey?
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Postby FlapJack on Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:36 pm

The Frankenstein won and it really wasn't a big deal.

Also, fanboyism isn't some new phenomenon.
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Postby Timbrh2001 on Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:39 pm

Bikejoh wrote:
Timbrh2001 wrote:"lowbrow"


What, anything besides Horkey?


Fine art maybe?
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Postby finneganm on Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:33 pm

Does this mean my Croatoan is worth more now?
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Postby jkw3000 on Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:52 pm

finneganm wrote:Does this mean my Croatoan is worth more now?


Duh.
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Postby finneganm on Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:08 pm

For sale. 8k.
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Postby Celsius on Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:16 am

Basically what needs to be done is ban everyone that voted for LotR to be CPoTY because they obviously thought it was meant to be "My Favorite Artist of the Year." If you don't know how to properly participate then don't participate.
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Postby wonkabars7 on Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:19 am

CPoTY could be a handy marketing tool, a line added to those ebay auctions amirite?
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Postby Celsius on Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:19 am

wonkabars7 wrote:CPoTY could be a handy marketing tool, a line added to those ebay auctions amirite?


Already sold it so it's useless to me.
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Postby Codeblue on Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:50 am

jjbehren wrote:However, do those people making that argument only vote for pieces that they've actually seen in real life?

Duh.
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Postby 1000steps on Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:38 pm

jjbehren wrote:However, do those people making that argument only vote for pieces that they've actually seen in real life?

This comment has changed my outlook entirely. Most jpegs of prints suck compared to the actual print, I think we can agree, but not on a consistent and regular basis across the many prints released in a year. This means that one cannot judge art effectively based on jpeg images, so the EB voting, which is based entirely on jpegs is essentially meaningless. People are judging based on a hodgepodge of impressions of both jpegs and real-life experiences, which inevitably skews the results. The EB awards have little actual meaning, QED.

Thank you. One less thing to care about.
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Postby jjbehren on Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:46 pm

1000steps wrote:
jjbehren wrote:However, do those people making that argument only vote for pieces that they've actually seen in real life?

This comment has changed my outlook entirely. Most jpegs of prints suck compared to the actual print, I think we can agree, but not on a consistent and regular basis across the many prints released in a year. This means that one cannot judge art effectively based on jpeg images, so the EB voting, which is based entirely on jpegs is essentially meaningless. People are judging based on a hodgepodge of impressions of both jpegs and real-life experiences, which inevitably skews the results. The EB awards have little actual meaning, QED.

Thank you. One less thing to care about.


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Postby fredo on Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:10 am

1000steps wrote: EB...is based entirely on jpegs...


Are you including all the photos taken of the actual prints?
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