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A case for an art education of everyday aesthetic experiences

A case for an art education of everyday aesthetic experiences Duncum, Paul According to Featherstone (1991), the aestheticization of everyday life “refers to the rapid flow of signs and images which saturate the fabric of everyday life in contemporary society” (p. 67). A concern for everyday aesthetics arises from the societal turn towards the cultural […]

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How de we teach? Results of a national survey of instruction in secondary art education

How de we teach? Results of a national survey of instruction in secondary art education Burton, David Introduction Nothing is more fundamental to art education than the quality of instruction. While innumerable research studies focus on instructional practices, most pertain to small-scale studies done with self-contained groups at specific sites. Few are replicated. Generalizing to […]

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Lines of Sight in the “Network Society”: Simulation, Art Education, and a Digital Visual Culture

Lines of Sight in the “Network Society”: Simulation, Art Education, and a Digital Visual Culture Sweeny, Robert W Contemporary societies are in the process of developing digital technological networks that simultaneously result in their transformation. The operations of networked computer systems, based in forms of simulation, have shifted general notions of visuality within a visual […]

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Visuality in teaching and research: Activist art education

Visuality in teaching and research: Activist art education Emme, Michael J This article explores the role that visuality plays in critical thinking. Starting with the role of language in art criticism, this paper traces the ever-growing role that visual communication is playing in everyday communication. It is argued that 21st century critical thinkers in teaching […]

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Teachers of teachers: Faculty working lives and art teacher education in the United States

Teachers of teachers: Faculty working lives and art teacher education in the United States Galbraith, Lynn Powell This article reports selected survey data from a larger, ongoing research project that aims to identify faculty-the teachers of teachers-involved in preparing art teachers within the United States. The research examines where faculty teach, what they teach, their […]

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Editorial: The curiosity of unchained memories

Editorial: The curiosity of unchained memories Sullivan, Graeme “An exhibition is just a trigger that unchains memory and awakens curiosity at the same time.” This comment by Rolando Barahona-Sotela, who is the Director of the Museo De Arte Y Diseno Contemporaneo in Costa Rica, triggered its own reflections when I heard him say it recently. […]

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The next phase: A report from the NAEA Research Commission

The next phase: A report from the NAEA Research Commission Brewer, Thomas M The Research Commission and Task Force Chairs of the National Art Education Association held a strategic planning meeting, November 12-14, 1999, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. This was the second combined Research Commission and Task Force meeting, other than […]

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The destruction of art: Iconoclasm and vandalism since the French Revolution

The destruction of art: Iconoclasm and vandalism since the French Revolution Pusch, James Gamboni, D. (1997). The destruction of art: Iconoclasm and vandalism since the French Revolution. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 416 pages. ISBN 0-300-07170-1. Cloth $40.00. There is a shadow history of art, one which documents occurrences of the destruction of works […]

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Biscuits and Crumbs: Art Education After Brown v. Board of Education

Biscuits and Crumbs: Art Education After Brown v. Board of Education Quinn, Therese The question at the heart of this reflection on the Brown v. Board of Education decision is one proposed by my former professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, William Watkins. He asked graduate students to keep our attention on “Who’s […]

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Responding to the demise of adolescent artmaking: Charting the course of adolescent development in an exceptional art classroom

Responding to the demise of adolescent artmaking: Charting the course of adolescent development in an exceptional art classroom Graham, Mark During adolescence there is the potential to frame large thoughts and deep feelings in a visual language, to recast experience in a new form, and to construct meaning. But, sadly, most adolescents are not expected […]