ERIC Number: EJ571028
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Art Education and the Aesthetics of Health in the Age of AIDS.
Garoian, Charles R.
Studies in Art Education, v39 n1 p6-23 Fall 1997
Argues that art educators must reconsider how representations of illness are dealt with in the classroom. Describes several contemporary illness metaphors that influence visual representations of the body, creating images that are objectified and stereotyped. Suggests six strategies that educators can use to promote compassionate and caring representations of illness. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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