I don't think that's necessarily a conclusive argument. I can draw a beautiful picture on page 874 of my personal copy of the federal tax code, but that doesn't make the tax code art.
I guess you've never seen the art section of the New York Times or taken a art class. See this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Readymades_of_Marcel_Duchamp art is whatever you can convince others is art.
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