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Re: Jewish art- Thank you


Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 16:53:16 PDT

In a message dated 7/18/2001 12:55:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> > I agree that it is a narrow minded decision. It is not
> > my call though. I have spent a few years getting in
> > and out of trouble with what I have taught, said,
> > presented. I stay away from taboo subjects like Greek
> > mythology. I have crossed the line a few times with
> > Native American art ( kachina dolls, totem poles ) and
> > Egyptian art ( mummy cases, icons ). All human
> > figures must be executed as dressed in a "kosher" way.
> > I even ran up against painting "non kosher" animals
> > in the Noah+'s Ark playground mural.
> > Laraine

I think you have to understand how religious schools work and the kids that
go to this school are probably religious too. I understand completely. EAC