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grady at ibiblio.org
Mon Jan 10 12:35:51 EST 2005
Oh, well, if you tried it multiple times and it still didn't work for
you, then it must not work. Perhaps I just made up the story I
cut-and-pasted into the previous email. Lord knows it wouldn't be the
Margaret Campbell wrote:
> No, it didn't. Tried it several times.
> But, being a reader of the papers, I already knew the story.
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 11:58:03 -0500, grady <grady at ibiblio.org> wrote:
>>Umm, yes it does. But in the interest of actually moving things along,
>>Young Prospective Artist Finds Herself in a 'No Sketch' Zone
>>Second grader Julia Illana
>>By Don Ross
>>(01/07/05 - RALEIGH) — It is standard operating procedure for students
>>of art to learn by example by sketching masterpieces in an art museum.
>>A budding artist in Durham found that the time honored tradition was
>>challenged while seeking inspiration at the Matisse, Picasso and the
>>School of Paris: Masterpieces from the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit
>>Over the weekend at the North Carolina Museum of Art there were works by
>>Matisse, Picasso, Monet, Degas and some Illanas.
>>Julia Illana is a second grader who was visiting the popular exhibit
>>there with her parents and was sketching the paintings in her notebook.
>>"I love to draw in my notebook," Illana said.
>>Her sketch of Picasso's Woman with Bangs, which came out pretty good,
>>and Matisse's Large Reclining Nude got the promising artist into trouble
>>with museum security.
>>A museum guard told Julia's parents that sketching was prohibited
>>because the great masterpieces are copyright protected, a concept that
>>young Julia did not understand until her mother explained the term.
>>"If you wrote a book and someone saw that book and copied it," Julia's
>>mother said. "Then people would think that that person was the one who
>>wrote the book when you were the actual one."
>>Actually, the museum guard was mistaken. There was no copyright issue,
>>and the museum apologizes and is telling artists to sketch away as long
>>as they do not interrupt the flow of traffic in the always crowded gallery.
>>Julia admits that she's not ready to show her artwork anyway.
>>"I wouldn't publish my notebook with the sloppy writing," she giggled.
>>Although her renditions of Hole in Hand and Pink Ghost are pretty
>>impressive for a six-year-old.
>>Assured now that it is OK to sketch, Julia's going back on Sunday to try
>>her hand at a CeZanne, and maybe a Matisse or two.
>>More than 88,000 people have visited the exhibit scheduled to end
>>Online Producer: Chris J. Nicolini
>>Margaret Campbell wrote:
>>>Umm, the link doesn't work....
>>>On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 11:05:30 -0500, bendy <bendy at duke.edu> wrote:
>>>>And while you're at it, stop humming that song in your head, unless
>>>>you've bought a copy!
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