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Re: [teacherartexchange] meaning as overemphasized...technique held in contempt


From: Diane Davis (dianemdavis_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 27 2005 - 19:46:04 PDT

> " I believe meaning is more
> important than skill. However, meaning without skill or sensitivity
> to ones
> own intentions is not good either. The challenge is to help students
> to create
> works of art that "work" given their current level of skill. This
> takes knowing
> and appreciating ones own abilities and then using them expressively
> and
> aesthetically."

I'd love you to clarify this a bit and hear how you deal with this in
class and at what age level.

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