And then there's this;
The degree to which an object can communicate or evoke a state of mind is a mark of its magnitude. I believe art is communication and art has the ability to effect how you feel. As a work of art can uplift the spirit, so too can an everyday object bring joy well beyond its function. And if it does, it may well be art.
Only the true pirate possesses the insouciance and moxie to trade a fortune for a trinket. But those who dare already command the stars and squeeze pleasure from the finest details of things wrought for beauty, pleasure and the purpose of uplifting the spirit. Aesthetics, and communication in that realm are the purpose of GOOD ART HLYWD.