This is also a book. The book goes into depth about the rationale for the choices.
--- On Sun, 11/9/08, Ronda Sternhagen <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Ronda Sternhagen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Top 50 Must Teach Artworks?
> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group" <email@example.com>
> Date: Sunday, November 9, 2008, 12:02 PM
> I'd like to start a new thread...
> An interesting internet link crossed my computer concerning
> "50 Works
> of Art You Should See Before You Die". The list dates
> to December 7,
> 2006, and was developed by Jonathan Jones (art critic for
> and his readers of his blog. Of course, this piqued my
> curiosity as an
> art educator. After exploring the site, it became clear
> that many of
> the works that made this particular list were pieces that I
> recognize by name or even visually after seeing the image
> in either
> print or electronically, and it stunned me that some of the
> that I deemed as significant didn't even make the list.
> http://www.metafilter.com/56809/50-works-of-art-you-should-see-before-you-die >
> What artworks do you think "must be taught" to
> students K-12?
> Ronda in Iowa
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