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Re:Questioning new art

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Barbara Bridges (maine)
Sun, 25 Aug 1996 07:55:04 -0500 (CDT)

Dear Lauren
I enjoyed reading your questions. They included art history and
criticism questions. It might be interesting to have older students
identify which category the questions belong to?
Barbara Bridges
On Sat, 24 Aug 1996,
Lauren H. Killam wrote:

> Ticia,
> Here are a few more suggestions for dicussion questions:
> 1) What was going on in the artist's world at the time of the work?
> 2) Why would a museum choose this work for their collection?
> 3) What relevance does this work hold for future viewers?
> 4) Would the impact of this work be less or more depending on location?
> 5) Do you need more info about the artist to understand the intent?
> 6) How would you address the meaning using the same media?
> 7) Compare your first impressions with the way you currently view
> this work after learning more about the work?
> 8) Convince a panel of museum board members to purchase this work
> The previous responses have been great. I have added them to my collection
> of discussion questions. Thanks. I hope these help!
> Lauren H. Killam
> Denton ISD