....HOw about igniting a discussion about the relevance of conceptual and
abstract art. You could probe your students by asking them some of the
...Is it enough for a painting to just be beautiful to look at?
Does a painting have to be about 'something,?' Or can a painting be
successful simply because its fun to look at?
Is a painting or work of art successfull even if its ugly to look at ?
....Just some ideas for you...
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>Subject: Help! Need Ideas for art debate
>Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 19:53:36 EDT
>I need some ideas for a debate I can instigate in my middle school art
>classes. I was given this example: which artist best captured human
>or Pollack? I personally think that is a bit out there for my age group,
>there has to be something. I knew you all were the place to get me jump