>Is art play? Before you all take a gasp of air at this as a possible thought,
>please take a moment read on and think in a broad context.
>Is there a part of art that might be play?
>If there is a part of art that is play, what part is it?
>Is there anything wrong in part or all of art being play?
Then I wrote in haste:
>There are problems with how
>the frivolous sound of the word 'play' impacts on the politics of the
>situation. If we emphasize the play part, our programs might be in danger
>of reduction, to make way for more serious studies.
Then Teresa quite appropriately corrected me:
>But this position of concern based upon assumed fear of program reduction
>somehow misses the point of the question, and perhaps has missed the point
>of connecting art with play. How terribly unplayful!
Teresa, I see your point, as usual. Thank you for setting me straight. I
think I'll just leave it at that since you also said:
>The real problem I have with art teachers is that they talk too much
Thank you dabssw for the instigation!