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ERIC Number: EJ1051281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Marion Richardson: "Art and the Child," a Forgotten Classic
Armstrong, Michael
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v57 n1 p103-111 2015
Marion Richardson was a revolutionary art teacher and schools inspector. First published in 1948, her book "Art and the Child" is one of the most remarkable educational documents of the period between the first and second world wars. This article reviews Richardson's philosophy and practice of art and suggests its continuing significance for the teaching of art today.
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Language: English
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