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our students (adolescents in general) have a strong idea what beauty is. =
much of the art the take as their own is quality-dependent on =
properties of provocation, novelty and risk- that is fashion oriented.
as we see it their are two art classroom choices: focus on the students' =
sensibilities (in order to maximize quality of engagement) or lead them =
into other realms of aesthetic experience (which we know to be important =
and substantial but which will reduce the depth of personal expressive =
taking into account the fact that most high school art students (in our =
situation at least) will probably not have another structured art =
experience which direction might one chose to emphasize?
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