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RE: Help! Need Ideas for art debate


From: Madeline Fersko (maddy74_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 30 2004 - 17:05:29 PDT

SOunds like a great idea to me:)

>From: "San D" <>
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>Subject: RE: Help! Need Ideas for art debate
>Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 20:01:12 -0400
>I would have each kid take on the persona (and maybe the dress too) of a
>famous artist, and then have them sit as if on a Sunday talk show with a
>moderator to discuss 'issues' (and I would video tape it as if it were a
>Sunday TV Talk Show too!). Issues could be "what is art", or
"Can you make
>money as an artist" or "Are women artists fairly represented
in the museums"
>or "who is the most famous artist". I have done similar
projects with my
>gifted students. In one instance they made marionettes and faced off in
>strict debate one marionette against another. (of course it goes without
>saying that they all did much research before hand).
>San D