Society labels this generation as the “Internet Generation,” so it is quite fitting that every single thing we do requires technology. Watch the kids? There is an app for that. It seems like everything we do is in either on the computer and/or smartphone. With technological advances, there are so many ways to manipulate artworks. Photoshop is one of the most well-known photo manipulation software out there. It allows the ‘artist’ to easily create ‘art’. With tools such as the blend tool, eraser tool, layer mask, etc. it has never been easier to fake art. Modern art is just based on how much knowledge the ‘artist’ has on software programs such as Photoshop. People may argue that using Photoshop does require talent and a whole lot of time. Yes, it does take up several hours and yes it does require some extent of talent. However, it does not even compare to the time and talent that true artists like Michelangelo...
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