Why Didn’t Photography Kill Painting?

Photography and painting have been around for a long time and have created a fascinating tapestry that has mesmerized people for hundreds of years. As the 19th century began, the invention of photography sparked a heated discussion among skeptics, who thought that traditional painting would soon be gone.

Photograph of man painting a landscape

They imagined a world in which the perfect accuracy and instant gratification of photos would overshadow the painstaking work of painters, making their favorite art form less well-known. But as the pages of history turned, an amazing story emerged: that of how these two seemingly different types of art were able to live together peacefully and inspire each other.

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