Why Art Matters

Watch the following two videos, one of Why Art Matters: Dr. Linda F. Nathan at TEDx The Calhoun School explaining the significance of art in the school system and the second of Adam Savage speaking My Obsession with Objects and the Stories They Tell. What role did the arts play in your previous education? Have you had any experiences like the ones Dr. Nathan describes? Does this change the way you think about art in the school system? Why is creativity important? What is the difference in the works being described in Adam Savages video and those of the untrained or trained artists mentioned in your textbook? Expand on your answers illustrating your views on the role of the arts on today’s society. Your answers should be in paragraph form and a minimum of 250 words. (Assignment time expectation: 1-2 hours)
Watch Video Why Art Matters: Dr. Linda F. Nathan at TEDxTheCalhounSchool

Watch Video Adam Savage: My obsession with objects and the stories they tell


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