ERIC Number: ED338553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Scylla of Helms, the Charybdis of Mapplethorpe: Obscenity and Morality in the Art Class.
The relationship between obscenity in the arts and practices in the school art classes is discussed. The issue of whether or not a teacher can advocate unrestricted freedom of speech expression is raised and the problems for the teacher caused by attitudes in the contemporary art world are outlined. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Modern Art
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Art Education Association (Atlanta, GA, April 1991).