[Tagging] Galleries versus art shops

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 01:03:02 UTC 2016

On 15/02/2016 11:35 AM, Matthijs Melissen wrote:
> On 15 February 2016 at 01:29, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com> wrote:
>> I see two reasons why it would make sense:
>> 1. the word gallery alone seems to cause so much confusion because of
>> its ambiguity.
>> 2. if we depreciate tourism=gallery and introduce
>> amenity=contemporary_art_gallery it would make it clear which tag is
>> old and should be carefully reevaluated or is a new one following the
>> new scheme.
> What do others think of this point?

  To me a 'gallery' is a place that displays art .. not sells it. So



would be better.

> I think the second issue is a bigger problem for shop=art, as this tag
> is currently mainly used for galleries, and only sporadically for art
> shops. Should we also invent a new tag?

I would think:


sells=paintings;sculptures;oil_paint;brushes etc..

(sells can be used with any shop tag... yes, it is a new tag.)

> -- Mattijs
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