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I came across Ten Rules for Students and Teachers on the Open Culture website, and it rings all my arts education bells. A list of “rules” favored by two innovative forces like John Cage and Merce Cunningham? More bells! Avant-garde composer John Cage is often credited for writing the 10 Rules, but it was actually created by Sister […]
There really should be a word for the moments when art affects us physically. I’ve heard “artgasm” but that implies the effect is pleasurable. Sometimes it is, and sometimes art hits us in the solar plexus and triggers an unnamed sensory experience. Such was my reaction to Tip Tolan’s nearly 12-foot ceramic reclining nude, […]