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Re: A&E.A: Aesthetic Puzzle

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Mark Alexander (mamjam)
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 23:06:01 -0500

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Very nice asthetic puzzle! I didn't see this before. Keep the preliminary
questions short and sweet so you can leave time to work on this debate!


At 6:46 PM 11/18/97, Bryce M Downing wrote:
> For our lesson sequence, we developed an aesthetic puzzle. The
>artworks involved are Yaqui dance ceremony masks. The masks are meant to
>represent ideas and characters in the Yaqui ceremonies. Here is the
> The Yaqui people create various masks to use in dance ceremonies.
>Does this make the masks works of art? If so, how? If not, why?
> If you make a mask to wear for a performance in a play, is this mask
>art? Why or why not?
> As always, your comments and suggestions are welcome. Any advice or
>help would be much appreciated.
> Bryce Downing, Lindsay Crelman, Belia Camacho and Anel Castro

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