Tom Robbins is a bit like Kurt Vonnegut–only he believes humanity is beautiful. He’s written many best selling works; two of my favorites being Still Life With Woodpecker and Jitterbug Perfume. Though he mostly writes fiction, at times he dabbles in an essay of social commentary or two. Read his short insightful take on art here: Tom Robbins on Art
In order to investigate how QUALITY is assessed and determined within the arts, I want you to contemplate which pieces of contemporary art will become future “classics” ! Check out the activity details below:
What Makes a Classic: Assessing Quality in Art
Read the study below by researchers at University College (London) regarding MRI scans in response to viewing art:
After reading, consider the following:
- Does this make art more worthwhile as a pursuit in your mind?
- Does this legitimize art as a human endeavor?
- What does this say about human evolution?