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Re: RE: Visual Culture art ed questions

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From: Susan M Kipp (smkipp_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 15:55:43 PDT


Re: RE: Visual Culture art ed questionsSo are other aestethtics.
Susan In OR
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  From: Patricia Knott
  To: ArtsEdNet Talk
  Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 2:32 PM
  Subject: Re: RE: Visual Culture art ed questions

  "Western aesthetics is the only
  tradition that performs this particular set of
  exclusions."
  Western aesthetics is heaped in prejudice

> "broader definition of art, one that
> makes art a way of making or experiencing things
> rather than a set of objects or genres or geniuses or
> institutions."

  The object is our only visual clue.
  intellectualizing the "object" without preconceptions is the problem.

  Just what is the paradigm that is being suggested?

  I think
  the problem is in art teacher education.

  don't hit us art teachers with some kind of new jargon until it's absolutely thought out on the university level and and training -- training true to the initiative is instituted

  somewhere, somehow, here, I think the art teacher who practices from a knowledge base that understands what creative thinking is all about is being forgotten.

  Jeeze, I wish I knew how I ever got to be an artist without all this intellectualism of the process.

  Just do it!!!!

  Patty
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