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ERIC Number: ED020604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 1
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UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN'S ART FOR BETTER TEACHING.
LARK-HOROVITZ, BETTY; AND OTHERS
THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARTISTIC EXPRESSION IN CHILDREN FROM MANY COUNTRIES IS TRACED AND ILLUSTRATED. AFTER THE NATURAL DEVELOPMENT OF VISUAL EXPRESSION IN CHILDREN IS REVIEWED, THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE CONSIDERED--INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS, SUBJECTS AND THEIR REPRESENTATION IN CHILDREN'S ART, SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF ART DEVELOPMENT, AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF VARIOUS FACTORS IN CHILDREN'S ART. A CHAPTER ON THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD CONSIDERS ARTISTICALLY TALENTED, GIFTED, RETARDED, DEAF, AND BLIND CHILDREN. CREATIVITY AND CHILDREN'S ATTITUDES AND APPROACH TO ART ARE EXAMINED. FOUR CHAPTERS CONSIDER ART EDUCATION--TEACHING ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PLANNING ART ACTIVITIES, HELPING CHILDREN TO ENJOY WORKS OF ART, AND RELATING ART TO OTHER AREAS OF THE CURRICULUM. EACH CHAPTER CONCLUDES WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY FROM THE INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE RELATIVE TO ITS PARTICULAR TOPIC. THERE ARE 229 BLACK AND WHITE PICTURES AND 50 ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOR. REFERENCES ARE GIVEN FOR ILLUSTRATIONS. ARTIST, ARUTHOR, AND SUBJECT INDEXES APPEAR. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM CHARLES E. MERRILL BOOKS, INC., COLUMBUS, OHIO 43216, FOR $8,75. (DF)
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