Stresses the centrality of the imagination in the visual arts and draws upon case studies and the testimonies of students, teachers and artists to illustrate the author's thesis that the student is a creative agent with an innate disposition towards symbolic expression and transformation.
Visual Arts In Education Summary
Visual Arts In Education by Rod Taylor
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
The visual arts, critical approaches and the aesthetic field; working within the aesthetic field - a short recent history of the teaching of the visual arts; art as felt experience - surrealism and adolescence; four necessary categories for the teaching of art - content, form, process and mood; working with teachers - gallery workshops; two case studies - Amanda and Victoria; art, nature and heightened environmental awareness; the Drumcroon Education Art Centre - policy and issues in the gallery context.
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