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Richard Wollheim's distinctions of views on art as either 'realistic', 'objectivistic' or 'relativistic' may be said to be pertaining to, even symptomatic of the predominantly anglo-american school of Analytic philosophy, as opposed to Continental philosophy; the proposed other major stream in the currents of occidental philosophy. If this is acknowledged it is problematic that the wikipedia article on art, in its current reading, frames art in this fashion. That is predominantly because of the current position in the article of Richard Wollheims distinctions . I will argue that it is at odds with the neutrality policy. In the extension of this argument, one should seek to adapt the habit of adressing the cultural position of information. This can be done in a simple and elegant way without problem; for instant. in the context of analytical philosophy, Richard Wollheim suggests three different views on arts practices...— Preceding unsigned comment added by Xact (talk • contribs) 12:16, 23 September 2009
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The identification of the Chokwe sculpture should read "Central African Chokwe sculpture" to be as specific as possible. An artwork should not be attributed to an entire (incredibly artistically diverse) continent whenever possible.
An even better edit that would help (1) with uniformity and (2) with understanding non-Western pieces as works of art would change other parts of the photograph section so that it reads: "Clockwise from upper left: a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh; a female ancestor figure by a Central African Chokwe artist; detail from the Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli; and a Shisa lion by a Japanese artist."