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Challenging the Ideas of Art

How do we view art? How do we define art? More importantly, how do we accept and challenge these ideas?

The Key of Dreams by Rene Magritte 1898-1967 private collection

From the movie Mona Lisa Smile and John Berger’s Ways of Seeing, how did we think about the ideas of arts? Let us compare it ideas presented in most art books such as Robert Cumming’s Eyewitness Companion to Art. How can we apply that in everyday life?

**Note: all links to blog posts, readings, and books are strictly for academic purposes only.

To my students, forgive the lateness of the post, there are some WordPress kinks that I had difficulties with. 

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This entry was posted on January 16, 2012 by in Art Appreciation Class, St. Scholastica's College.

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