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Art: profound or pointless?

Upcoming, acclaimed play Art wittily dissects the whole point of art, writes HELMI YUSOF
Jan 3, 2014 6:00 AM

IMAGINE this: Your best friend has just bought a piece of art. It cost him $200,000 and he wants to know what you think of it.

All you see before you is a plain white canvas measuring 1.5m by 1.2m. Okay, okay, if you squint really hard, you can see some fine white lines running diagonally