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ERIC Number: ED338553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Scylla of Helms, the Charybdis of Mapplethorpe: Obscenity and Morality in the Art Class.
Smith, Peter
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Modern Art
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Art Education Association (Atlanta, GA, April 1991).