Is everyone entitled to their opinion? | All Together Now | Scoop.it

Perhaps, but that doesn't mean we need to pay the slightest bit of attention. There are two things that disqualify someone from being listened to: Lack of standing and lack of credibility in the topic arena. 

 

When you walk up to an artist and tell her you don't like her painting style, you should probably be ignored. If you've never purchased expensive original art, don't own a gallery and don't write an influential column in ArtNews, then by all means, you MUST be ignored.

 

[Image courtesy Rafael Minuesa.)