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Re: your mail

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amanda clarke (
Fri, 9 Oct 1998 09:32:19 -0500 (CDT)


Well said!!!

Amanda Clarke

On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, Peggy Woolsey wrote:

> Why do we assume that the "products" of cultures other than our own
> are "artistic conventions?" How can we really understand the historical and
> social context in which such objects were created when we can only view
> them from the distinct references of our own cultures? Have you ever
> noticed how many pronouncements are made about prehistoric cave art? Almost
> every reference to this art comes with the real reason why this art was
> made. The truth is, we don't know the real reason, but the mystery is
> wonderful. Peggy