ERIC Number: ED443768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Complete Lanier: A Professional Profile.
Lanier, James S.
The goal of the project that resulted in the publication of this book was to develop a professional profile of senior art educator, Vincent Lanier, to serve as a source of reliable information for future study. Chapters include: (1) "Purpose and Setting of Study" (outlines the purpose and setting of the study, and describes the author's relationship to his father, Vincent Lanier); (2) "Biography" (gives professional, biographical information about Lanier and looks at his views on the work of people such as Viktor Lowenfeld and John Dewey); (3) "Significant Ideas" (looks at the ideas that are deemed significant in the work of Lanier, including "Democratizing the Ranges of Aesthetic Objects"; "Eliminating Developmental Purpose"; "Aesthetics as the Curriculum"; "Contextualism in Aesthetic Response"; and "Art Education as Social Responsibility"); (4) "Influence on the Field" (examines Lanier's influence on the field of art education and the reasons he has been called "the watchdog of the field"); and (5) "Annotated Collected Works" (provides an annotated collection of Lanier's works, including publications). Contains 12 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetics, Art Education, Biographies, Higher Education, Masters Theses, Social Responsibility, Studio Art
National Art Education Association, 1916 Association Drive, Reston VA 20191-1590; tel: 703-860-8000; Web site: http://www.naea-reston.org/.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Art Education Association, Reston, VA.