ERIC Number: ED410152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The History of American Art Education: Learning about Art in American Schools. Contributions to the Study of Education, Number 67.
Smith, Peter J.
This document examines some of the currents, figures, and moments in U.S. art education. The text is organized in 12 chapters: (1) "The Beginnings of Education in the Visual Arts in America"; (2) "The Dismissal of Walter Smith: Historiographic Explanation, the American Art Scene, and Visual Arts Education in the Late Nineteenth Century"; (3) "Germanic Influences"; (4) "Franz Cizek and the Elusiveness of Historical Knowledge"; (5) "American Attempts to Democratize Art: Picture Study"; (6) "American Women in Visual Arts Education: Outstanding Leaders and the Interaction between Gender Bias and Art's Status"; (7) "A Charismatic American"; (8) "Gender and the History of Visual Arts Education: Survival and Disappearance"; (9) "Of Women and Art Education: Roles of Importance"; (10) "A Colossus of Sorts"; (11) "The Post-Lowenfeld Era: Radical Dissent and Thoughtful Revisionism"; (12) "From Aesthetic Education to Discipline-Based Art Education: Intellectualizations and Confusions." Contains approximately 20 pages of references and an index. (MM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Discipline Based Art Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Sex Bias, Visual Arts
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($59.95).
Publication Type: Books
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