“A painting” was a term people used back before the 21st century to describe what today we call “visual content.”
Earlier tonight, Picasso’s Women of Algiers set the record of $179.2 million for a painting sold at auction.
For my fellow professional creators of content, I should explain that “a painting” was a term people used in the last century and before to describe what today we call “content” or, sometimes, “visual content.” (Back then, people also had different terms for various types of visual content; words like painting, photography, film, etc.)
And before the 21st century, people would use terms like “experience” or “view” to describe how they engaged with visual content — what we now call the “consuming of content.”
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