There is an ongoing debate among some artists as to just what the relationship of e-mail art to mail art should be considered to be. In addition to questions about whether this is even a valid or meaningful genre of art, as clearly almost any kind of digital-based art can be e-mailed, thus making it into "e-mail art," has been particular criticism of e-mail art by tradition-minded mail artists when the e-mail art has been perceived to be akin to mass media. Other criticisms of e-mail art from a mail artist's perspective have focused on the lack of dimensionality of the attachment, the lack of intimacy as opposed to real mail.
Click art: Yolanda Zappaterra signs up for The Centre of Attention's Email Art and checks out what other on-line art exhibitions are a click away. (The Week Ahead).(Editorial)
Aug 08, 2002; Despite the runaway success of on-line art dealing, we old skool netheads still hanker for the good old days when art on the Net...