Why is the bicycle such an iconic image? Why do the images of empty bicycles in beautiful places draw us in? Why when I see bicycles stragetically placed in beautiful (or not) surroundings am I drawn to photograph them myself?
We all agree now - by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty - that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else. Neither is a work of art. Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves - Clive Bell