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Aesthetics and Criticism

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Susan O. Bates (batesfam)
Thu, 13 Nov 1997 06:11:03 -0600 (CST)

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Congratulations to Bob Fromme for putting together such a wonderfully thorough, yet succinct, comparison of
aesthetics and criticism. For an example of how this works, I would recommend the Getty site that discusses
the Bierstadt painting and how to present it in a DBAE fashion to elementary school students. It touches on
all the elements he mentioned. There is a chapter in the book "Art In Context" by Jack Hobbs that addresses
this, as well. It's a great book for introducing a person to looking at art.

G. Bates @ above address


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