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Re: beauty

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carla schiller (
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 17:05:54 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 11 Nov 1998, marcia m eaton wrote:

>How can we be sure that
> our students who study what they initially found ugly and then come to
> consider them beautiful are not simply being sentimental?

Is it necessary that students ultimately have to find things beautiful to
appreciate them aesthetically? My students yesterday told me in no
uncertain term that art does *not* have to be beautiful to be good art or
to be appreciated.

--Carla Schiller

P.S. You certainly get around the globe!