ERIC Number: EJ351597
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Talk about a Painting: A Cognitive Developmental Analysis.
Parsons, Michael J.
Journal of Aesthetic Education, v21 n1 p37-55 Spr 1987
Provides a developmental interpretation of some of the differences in peoples' responses to art. The interpretation is based on a theory that focuses on how people understand paintings. Identifies a five-stage theory of aesthetic development and illustrates the typical stage responses of people viewing the Ivan Albright painting "Ida." (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A