Why vermeer would have loved the kardashians | is this art?
Reality shows? They appear to be a recent phenomenon, gaining immense popularity with programs like Big Brother and Idols in the early 2000? but if that is the case, what do shows like Keeping up with the Kardashians have in common with 17th-century artists like Vermeer, Jan Steen, and Gabriel Metsu? Welcome to Is This Art? Where we take a closer look at pop culture and try to answer the age-old question: is this art?