What makes something a work of art?
Is it art if it:
Takes a long time to create?
Costs a lot of money to produce?
Requires extensive training and skill to produce?
Has great historical, social, or religious value?
Looks similar to well-known art works?
This Discussion Thread/Topic is an aesthetic question. There is usually not one right or wrong answer to an aesthetic question. However, when you write your “initial posting,” it is not enough to only state your opinion. It is necessary to support your opinion/belief with sound reasoning and examples.
In other words, tell us WHY.