structure for 'Aesthetics'    |     alphabetical list of themes    |     expand these ideas

21. Aesthetics / C. Artistic Issues / 2. Copies of Art

[relative nature and value of copies of artworks]

3 ideas
A copy only becomes an 'instance' of an artwork if there is a system of notation [Goodman]
If we could perfectly clone the Mona Lisa, the original would still be special [Davies,S]
Art that is multiply instanced may require at least one instance [Davies,S]