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01. "Hmmm? I took a Music appreciation course in college from a guy who =
never played a note and I know a bit about music and the various genres"
Observation: How does this contribute to one's performance skills?
02. "Students NEVER ask for grades from day one, as it is evident to =
them that grades are just scribbles, and that personal outcome, done to =
the best of one's abilities is where the 'studio's'=20
Observation: How does "doing one's best" equate with the development of =
If the discipline of visual arts has no standards where does the =
function of the discipline lie?
Like it or not, we live in a world of "standards" measured by peer group =
performance, whether it be
the Olympics, Van Cliburn Music Competition, or a Venice Bicentennial.
To suggest that there are no standards in visual arts production leaves =
the door wide
open to anarchy. It takes an artist to know one, not public opinion or =
Santayana was right! "Those who ignore the past will repeat it."
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