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Painting, the Liberal Arts, and the Great Conversation, Part I

the-scream-auction-587256604This is the first in a series of posts by an art historian, art critic, and curator on the role of the visual arts in the liberal arts curriculum.

The importance of the visual arts to the western cultural project and thus to the liberal arts curriculum seems obvious. What is not so obvious is exactly how they are important. Continue reading Painting, the Liberal Arts, and the Great Conversation, Part I