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Adams, Jeff – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
This is a personal reflection on an encounter with the works of the nineteenth-century painter J. M. W. Turner in London's Tate Britain exhibition "Late Turner: Painting Set Free". The article discusses the deeply subjective nature of engaging with artworks, and touches upon theories that might account for the ineffable but moving…
Descriptors: Artists, Art History, Art Products, Exhibits
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Rosenfeld, Malke; Rufo, David; Makol, Suzanne; Greco, Ardina; Flores, Chio; Redman, Jeff – Teaching Artist Journal, 2014
The last two sections (EJ1039315 and EJ1039319) presented stories about specific moments or lessons. Also, situations infused with complexity where the writers had to toggle back and forth between providing the larger context and the details that support readers' understanding of that big picture were presented. In this section each story is…
Descriptors: Art Education, Writing (Composition), Creativity, Studio Art
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Pembleton, Matthew; LaJevic, Lisa – Art Education, 2014
What does an introduction to and engagement in performance art offer K-12 students? In this article, we respond to this question by proposing a lesson inspired by the artmaking practices of the contemporary artist Erwin Wurm. Performance art can be defined as any form of work that combines the artist's body and a live-action event with or…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Theater Arts, Sculpture
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Denmead, Tyler; Brown, Ruth-Nicole – Art Education, 2014
In this Instructional Resource, Denmead and Brown consider how "Ruffneck Constructivists," an exhibition curated by Kara Walker at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania, can disturb and provoke young creatives and art education more broadly. For this exhibition, Walker draws on the figure that MC Lyte…
Descriptors: Art Education, Instructional Materials, Art Appreciation, Art Materials
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Copsey, Sarah – Teaching History, 2014
What do 14 Year 7 students, an art teacher, a history teacher and the Victoria and Albert Museum have in common? They are all part of the "Stronger Together" Museum Champion project run by The Langley Academy and the River & Rowing Museum and supported by Arts Council England, designed to engage students, teachers and museum staff…
Descriptors: Art History, History Instruction, Museums, Medieval History
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Belleville, Rebecca – Art Education, 2014
In this article, the author examines how art educators can create narrators of art history rather than those who ascribe truth to the opinion of a few. She presents a series of tangible classroom activities that will potentially help art history become meaningful to students' lives. The author states that students have a right to access art…
Descriptors: Art History, Art Education, Class Activities, Narration
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article reports on the opening up of a new, rich seam of interdisciplinary research that brings together historians of education with historians of art and architecture to examine the meaning and incidence of "The Decorated School". It examines the origins of the idea of art as educator in the nineteenth century and discusses how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Art History, Educational Facilities Design
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Hedayat, Mina; Goodarzi, Mostafa; Kahn, Sabzali Musa; bin Ramli, Sharulnizam – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
The present research aims to investigate lecturer's feedback over the art curriculum in Tehran, the capital of Iran, and introduce the applicability of Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE), as a new way of teaching art, and its implication of art instruction in studio-based fields of study for undergraduate degree. This study is carried out…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Art Education
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Cempellin, Leda – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
A book written in a foreign language and migrated to the US along with its author, an art historian, finds a new communicative dimension by becoming a ready-made for art making purposes. Starting with an introduction explaining the genesis of the collaborative project "Access Denied," this article focuses on one of the series'…
Descriptors: Art History, Art Education, Video Technology, Creativity
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Prager, Phillip – American Journal of Play, 2013
Dada, an art movement that became well known in the late 1910s and early 1920s, challenged traditional notions of art and aesthetics. Dada artists, for example, tossed colored scraps of paper into the air to compose chance-based collages, performed sound poems devoid of semantic value, and modeled a headpiece fashioned of sardine cans. To most art…
Descriptors: Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Artists, Art History, Play
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Henderson, Lynette K. – Art Education, 2013
A primary goal of substantive art education is to communicate visually--to decipher art for meaning and to construct meaning through images and objects. Strategies available to engage students are the interdisciplinary activities found in performance, visual and written forms of creative expression, and related disciplines such as ethnography,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Stimuli, Communication Strategies, Freehand Drawing
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Schoenbohm, Laurel – Social Education, 2013
It was years after this author's AP Art History course in high school, and two years after college. She and some friends decided to fill a day during the Thanksgiving visits appreciating fine art. Prior to that AP course her senior year of high school, touring an art museum had seemed like the equivalent of going to the dentist. But after…
Descriptors: Art History, Advanced Placement Programs, Student Experience, Learning Experience
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Herscher, Walter R. – Social Education, 2013
While AP (Advanced Placement) Art History may be taught within the art department in many schools, social studies teachers are equally capable of teaching the course well. They have the historical background to discuss the reasons for changes in art styles. A teacher's preparation is similar to teaching a course stressing political history,…
Descriptors: Art History, Advanced Placement, Social Studies, Workshops
Gioffre, Penelope – Online Submission, 2012
This paper explores the feasibility and efficacy of incorporating an interactive, discussion-based instructional approach into an undergraduate art history survey course and investigates effects of the new pedagogic strategy on students' demonstrated comprehension and retention of required content. The action research project follows a systematic…
Descriptors: Art History, Instructional Effectiveness, College Instruction, Introductory Courses
Herberholz, Barbara – Arts & Activities, 2012
A humid summer haze covers the River Seine and the grassy bank where young men and boys go swimming on Sunday. Everything seems so quiet, still, and very hot. They wear hats to protect them from the hot sun. The artist Georges Seurat used warm tones to give viewers the feeling of the hot sun. Seurat was trying to catch the dazzle of hot sunlight…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Art Activities, Artists, Art History
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