In reply to: How do we speak of painting as a practice posted by Josh Decter on March 16, 1996 at 15:33:31:
: How do we speak of painting as a practice which -- in both its historical
: and contemporary manifestations -- belongs within, or outside, the boundaries of
: media culture?
Painting is interesting because it has more historical associations than most mediums and can simultaneously look forward and backward. Thus, one can use forms, associations, symbols from various periods of art whilst commenting upon and/or using current media.