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Re: Still Life

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wendy sauls (wsauls)
Sun, 26 Sep 1999 22:08:45 -0400

i re read joseph's post and i really don't think he came across as critical
at all. i agree that it is important to be sensitive to these issues and i
think made a good point. some people will find the use of animal body parts
in a still life hard to deal with. we art teachers especially must be able
to appreciate the potential expressive/emotional impact of artistic subject

wendy in her birki-flors (birkis come in synthetic/non leather materials, so
cool, huh?!)

----- Original Message -----
From: <DeDeRuss>
To: <jaugusta>
Cc: <CPKinomi>; <EileenAC>; <>
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 1999 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: Still Life

> Dear Joseph....I too have a respect for life....and I use flowers as
> lesson in my unit on O'Keeffe. The hunter who gave me the elk skull uses
> meat for food and also donates meat to the soup kitchens for the homeless,
> both in the US and Canada. I am not a vegitarian, but respect others who
> are. I have not had any negative comments from the parents and
> children...just an interest in the subject matter and O'Keeffe. I feel
> that you feel you must criticize me on my choice of still life subject
> ......I hope you do not eat meat, fish, eggs, or wear leather shoes.