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ERIC Number: EJ781474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Oct
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1476-8062
Identifying the Core in the Subject of Fine Art
Corner, Frances
International Journal of Art & Design Education, v24 n3 p334-342 Oct 2005
This paper explores the basis and main characteristics of fine art as a subject discipline and looks at how these elements combine to create a distinctive and in many ways unique learning environment. Taking the premise that fine art as a subject discipline is concerned with encouraging the development of individual artistic practice and enabling the student to articulate and define the social and cultural context that they are working within, this paper considers how fine art students come to develop alternative ways of thinking, seeing and conceptualising. Referring to the Art and Design Subject Benchmark statements the paper argues that in a fine art education, a set of principles, core characteristics, skills and abilities are combined to create a unique learning environment that gives its graduates a set of abilities that are particularly relevant to our complex society.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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