What qualifies as art? Or, better yet, what qualifies as good art? Anyone who’s stepped into a gallery knows “art” is up to personal interpretation, and in most cases, everyone’s a critic. You say the Mona Lisa is a masterpiece, I say a visit to the Louvre translates to “what? That’s it?” I say the canvas with the single red dot is thought-provoking, you say your five year old could paint better. Tastes and preferences vary, but could it be possible to bring art together into a melting pot of ideas? Can old masters be shown next to Japanese prints? Can antiquities be shown with modern sculptures? Can a combination of ages, styles, and mediums work in a gallery setting?Read more.