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Re: Definition of the Artists B
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- Subject: Re: Definition of the Artists B
- From: Dorothy Africa <africa@LAW.HARVARD.EDU>
- Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 16:55:46 -0500
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Just out of curiousity, is there a craftsperson on the list who would
accept this definition of craftsman?? I certainly wouldn't!! I think
it is a pretty poor definition, compared to that of, say, David Pye,
though it is certainly shorter than his book. Brevity isn't always a
> Thanks for both versions of this, Paul and Susan. I'll give it to my
> poetry students...
> > "A labourer works with his hands.
> > A craftsman works with his hands and his head.
> > An artist works with his hands, head and heart."
> > I'd just like to add one from a little book I did called
> > The Artist's Tools
> > the hand, the head, the eyes,the hearty, the soul
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