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Re: Elementary Art Criticism?

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 15:31:56 -0700

Gombrich has an excerpt in The Story of Art that makes for pretty
hilarious reading. It will remind you how tastes certainly change. A
hundred years from now reviews of Mapplethorpe, Serrano, or Helms's
attacks on the NEA will probably sound equally hilarious.


The Cheevers wrote:
> See if you can find a review of the Impressionists first show. I'm sure the
> language would be fairly tempered and appropriate for this generation. They
> would be amazed at how the Impressionists were so reviled when it is the
> epitome of painting now.
> >I am looking for published art criticism that would be appropriate for
> late
> > primary/ intermediate students to read.