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> doesn't necessarily have to be manifest on any tangible level,
> it only needs to make the artist feel complete. Teaching art is about
> showing students how to see their world in a different way. Are we going
> to say to our students that if they are not producing and selling art as
> that they can't say they are artists?
Well said, Alix. And I think you you have just said for me what has
bothered me--at a gut level--about DBAE (yes, I know--heresy!). It makes
some important points, but tends to minimize this area--which is what makes
art "real" and not just another subject for kids to learn.
Anybody else feel this way?