Understanding Art Education

Understanding Art Education
Author: Nicholas Addison,Lesley Burgess,John Steers,Jane Trowell
Release: 2010-01-04
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 174
ISBN: 9781134210183
Language: en
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What is distinctive about art and design as a subject in secondary schools? What contribution does it make to the wider curriculum? How can art and design develop the agency of young people? Understanding Art Education examines the theory and practice of helping young people learn in and beyond the secondary classroom. It provides guidance and stimulation for ways of thinking about art and design when preparing to teach and provides a framework within which teachers can locate their own experiences and beliefs. Designed to complement the core textbook Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School, which offers pragmatic approaches for trainee and newly-qualified teachers, this book suggests ways in which art and design teachers can engage reflexively with their continuing practice. Experts in the field explore: The histories of art and design education and their relationship to wider social and cultural developments Creativity as a foundation for learning Engaging with contemporary practice in partnership with external agencies The role of assessment in evaluating creative and collaborative practices Interdisciplinary approaches to art and design Developing dialogue as a means to address citizenship and global issues in art and design education. Understanding Art Education will be of interest to all students and practising teachers, particularly those studying at M Level, as well as teacher educators, and researchers who wish to reflect on their identity as an artist and teacher, and the ways in which the subject can inform and contribute to education and society more widely.

Understanding Art

Understanding Art
Author: Martin Wenham
Release: 2003-04-22
Editor: SAGE
Pages: 194
ISBN: 0761974784
Language: en
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The author provides the ways in which children's knowledge of visual elements of art can be developed through simple but creative activities.

Understanding Art in Primary Schools

Understanding Art in Primary Schools
Author: Les Tickle
Release: 2014-01-14
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 292
ISBN: 9781317858010
Language: en
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Even the youngest children in primary schools are now required not only to make art, but also to study it, developing an understanding of the huge variety of art and craft from different times and places. But how do teachers actually tackle this, when most have not studied art themselves? This collection brings together case studies to show how a variety of teachers have used one particular art collection as a focus for practical art. Throughout, the voices of the children involved show us how they react to their encounters with art objects. This wealth of first hand evidence and practical experience will benefit all teachers.

How to Understand Art

How to Understand Art
Author: Janetta Rebold Benton
Release: 2021-09-09
Editor: Art Essentials
Pages: 176
ISBN: 0500295832
Language: en
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A clear and concise overview of the fundamentals shared by visual arts across the globe, enabling the reader to think carefully, inquisitively, and critically about art.

The Art of Understanding Art

The Art of Understanding Art
Author: Irina D. Costache
Release: 2012-04-24
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780470658321
Language: en
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The Art of Understanding Art reveals to students and other readers new and meaningful ways of developing personal ideas and opinions about art and how to express them with confidence. Offers an inquiry—unique among introductory art texts—into the learning process of understanding and appreciating art Examines the multiple issues and processes essential to making, analyzing and evaluating art Uses cross-cultural examples to help readers develop comprehensive, yet personal, ways of looking at and thinking about art Includes an annotated glossary of the 'Art World', institutions and individuals that play a role in defining art as well as diagrams, textboxes callouts and other visual elements to highlight information and enhance learning Richly illustrated with over 40 images Suggests innovative class assignments and projects useful for developing lesson plans, and offers an online companion site for additional illustrations and information

Understanding Art Markets

Understanding Art Markets
Author: Iain Robertson
Release: 2015-10-30
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 388
ISBN: 9781135091934
Language: en
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The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right. This new textbook integrates, updates and enhances the popular aspects of two well-regarded texts - Understanding International Arts Markets and The Art Business. Topics covered include: Emerging markets in China, East Asian, South East Asian, Brazilian, Russian, Islamic and Indian art, Art valuation and investment, Museums and the cultural sector. This revitalized new textbook will continue to be essential reading for students on courses such as arts management, arts marketing, arts business, cultural economics, the sociology of arts, and cultural policy.

The Art of Understanding Art

The Art of Understanding Art
Author: Hugh Moss
Release: 2015-12-03
Editor: Profile Books
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781782832355
Language: en
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Have we completely missed the point of the modern western revolution in the arts? Hugh Moss thinks so, and here he presents a refreshingly original and thought-provoking new approach to understanding art. It not only makes sense of western art over the past century or more, but applies equally to the art of any culture at any time, all within one enlightening framework that, well ... works. This new perspective is impossible to ignore - a theory that places art right at the centre of the evolution of human consciousness, as a key driver of the process. Argued with intelligence, panache and wit, The Art of Understanding Art provides a delightfully entertaining read that will change the way you think about and look at art, whether you are a collector (or would like to be), a connoisseur, an academic, a student or of course an artist (or would like to be). It is illustrated with intriguing skill, depth and humour by Peter Suart.

Understanding Art Education through the Lens of Threshold Concepts

Understanding Art Education through the Lens of Threshold Concepts
Author: Matthew Ravenstahl
Release: 2021-12-13
Editor: BRILL
Pages: 178
ISBN: 9789004508132
Language: en
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This is a compelling exploration of the transformative power of art education through the personal journeys of several students. The book provides a complex theoretical explanation and insight that inspires personal reflection upon art pedagogy.

Art Insight

Art Insight
Author: Fanchon Silberstein
Release: 2019-12-15
Editor: Intellect (UK)
Pages: 175
ISBN: 1789381177
Language: en
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A first encounter with art is like meeting a stranger: it opens you to new ideas, people, places, and parts of yourself. In Art inSight: Understanding Art and Why It Matters, Fanchon Silberstein delves into the first known art and explores what it can reveal about how its makers saw the world and how contemporary artists can help us to see our own. The result is equal parts an ode to the joy of artful engagement, a how-to for anyone interested in understanding art and culture, and a journey around the world from prehistory to the present day. Readers confront strangeness through observation, description, and conversation, and are given the skills to understand cross-cultural divisions and perceive diverse ways of interpreting the world. Organized by ideas rather than history, chronology, or cultures, the book presents dialogues, imagining interactions between paintings created centuries apart, and describing discussions among students learning the role of art in conflict resolution. By emphasizing the relationship between viewer and image, Art inSight urges readers to discover meaning in their own ways and offers questions that lead them into profound connections with works of art and the cultures behind them.

Understanding Art

Understanding Art
Author: Waldemar Januszczak,Jenny McCleery
Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 77
ISBN: 0356059731
Language: en
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The Art of Understanding Art

The Art of Understanding Art
Author: Irina D. Costache
Release: 2012-04-04
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781118132395
Language: en
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The Art of Understanding Art reveals to students and otherreaders new and meaningful ways of developing personal ideas andopinions about art and how to express them with confidence. Offers an inquiry—unique among introductory arttexts—into the learning process of understanding andappreciating art Examines the multiple issues and processes essential to making,analyzing and evaluating art Uses cross-cultural examples to help readers developcomprehensive, yet personal, ways of looking at and thinking aboutart Includes an annotated glossary of the 'Art World', institutionsand individuals that play a role in defining art as well asdiagrams, textboxes callouts and other visual elements to highlightinformation and enhance learning Richly illustrated with over 40 images Suggests innovative class assignments and projects useful fordeveloping lesson plans, and offers an online companion site foradditional illustrations and information

Understanding Art Markets

Understanding Art Markets
Author: Iain Robertson
Release: 2015-10-30
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 370
ISBN: 9781135091927
Language: en
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The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right. This new textbook integrates, updates and enhances the popular aspects of two well-regarded texts - Understanding International Arts Markets and The Art Business. Topics covered include: Emerging markets in China, East Asian, South East Asian, Brazilian, Russian, Islamic and Indian art, Art valuation and investment, Museums and the cultural sector. This revitalized new textbook will continue to be essential reading for students on courses such as arts management, arts marketing, arts business, cultural economics, the sociology of arts, and cultural policy.

Understanding Paintings

Understanding Paintings
Author: Alexander Sturgis,Hollis Clayson
Release: 2000
Editor: Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0823055795
Language: en
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A book which discusses the entire history of painting by genre rather than chronology, this fresh approach gives readers a new, enlightened way to view and understand the language of art through the ages. Subject matters discussed include religious art, myth and allegories, the nude, history painting, still life, portraiture, landscape, genre and abstraction. 550 color illustrations.

isms Understanding Art

   isms  Understanding Art
Author: Stephen Little
Release: 2004-11-13
Editor: Universe Pub
Pages: 174
ISBN: UOM:39015060618710
Language: en
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An introductory guide to the visual arts offers a look at the many "isms" that are used to define art movements, with a discussion of the various art historical periods, their significance, and their most important artists and works.

Why We Make Art and why it is Taught

Why We Make Art and why it is Taught
Author: Richard Hickman
Release: 2005
Editor: Intellect Books
Pages: 175
ISBN: 9781841501260
Language: en
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Does art have any use or real purpose in today’s society? Why do governments around the world spend millions on art education? Rejecting the vogue for social and cultural accounts of the nature of art-making, this book is largely psychological in its approach to discussing art-making and its place in education. The ‘we’ in the title is intentionally polemical, with the author claiming a universal, i.e. pan-cultural basis for ‘art’-making activities - or rather activities which can be described as ‘creating aesthetic significance’. Developmental issues in art education are examined, together with the nature of learning in art, with reference to concept acquisition. Section two of the four sections which comprise the book, focuses upon some ‘mini case-studies’, detailing conversations with people talking about their art-making, together with some autobiographical reflections. Section three then considers the issues in art and learning which can be gleaned from various respondents’ accounts of their making activities; these include the nature of the artistic personality and the role of art in self-identity and self-esteem. Other topics touched upon include imagination, expression and creativity. The concluding section examines the notion of creating aesthetic significance as a fundamental human urge, drawing upon work done in evolutionary psychology. Whilst questioning whether schools as they are currently conceived are the best places for teaching and learning anything, an art curriculum based upon the acquisition of ‘threshold skills’, such as drawing, together with a gradual introduction to the appreciation of visual form is advocated. Declaring that schools of the early twenty-first century will soon be seen as as dated as the Victorian workhouse, the successful art room, with a learner-centred rather than discipline-centred philosophy is put forward as a model for schools and schooling.

1001 Art Masterpieces You Must See Before You Die

1001 Art Masterpieces You Must See Before You Die
Author: Anonim
Release: 2018-10-23
Editor: Chartwell Books
Pages: 960
ISBN: 0785836845
Language: en
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With more than 300,000 copies sold worldwide in 15 languages, this newly revised and updated edition of 1001 Art Masterpieces You Must See Before You Die brings you right up to date with an incisive look at the world's best paintings. From Ancient Egyptian wall paintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to leaf through. Within its pages, you will see displayed 1001 of the most memorable, haunting, powerful, important, controversial, and visually arresting paintings that have ever been created. Remarkably, more than 400 twentieth- and twenty-first-century paintings are reproduced in these pages, including newly discovered works from contemporary galleries. Some of the artworks you will find include artwork by unknown artists from the pre-1400s era, like Pan and Hermaphrodite or Mayan Procession Scene, famous paintings such as the Mona Lisa and TheLast Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, Chinese Lions by Kanō Eitoku, Beauty Looking Back by Hishikawa Moronobu, The King of the Heart by Jean Dubuffet, and much more. Entertaining and informative text written by an international team of artists, curators, art critics, and art collectors illuminates both the paintings and the people who painted them. An insightful review accompanies a beautiful reproduction of every painting—an enviable art collection to dip into whenever you please. Organized chronologically by era, you will discover fascinating and surprising juxtapositions as well as pleasing similarities as you turn the pages. The painting are listed by artist and by title, making it easy to find a specific painting or trace the development of one painter's work. With 1001 Art Masterpieces You Must See Before You Die, you hold in your hand the essential visual reference to sensational paintings from around the world. Accompany Professor Stephen Farthing on his personal guided tour of the paintings everyone should strive to see in a lifetime. Many are easily accessible—either in well-known galleries, such as the Louvre, in Paris, or MoMA, in New York, or in smaller, more intimate collections across the far reaches of the globe. Every one of them is worth planning to see.

Understanding Art

Understanding Art
Author: M. E. Sharpe
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 145
ISBN: 0765680246
Language: en
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Presents illustrated overviews of the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Renaissance and Baroque periods; also includes a glossary and a bibliography.

Salvador Dali at Home

Salvador Dali at Home
Author: Jackie De Burca
Release: 2018-10-25
Editor: White Lion Publishing
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780711239432
Language: en
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Salvador Dalí at Home explores the influence of Catalan culture and tradition, Dalí's home life and the places he lived, on his life and work. Dalí was born in Figueres and was deeply connected to the area. Fully illustrated with over 150 illustrations of his famous work, as well as lesser known pieces, archive imagery, contemporary landscapes and personal photographs, the book provides uniquely accessible insight into the people and places that shaped this iconic artist and how the homes and landscapes of his life relate to his work.

Understanding Art

Understanding Art
Author: Anonim
Release: 2015
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1317453069
Language: en
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Art Centered Learning Across the Curriculum

Art Centered Learning Across the Curriculum
Author: Julia Marshall,David M. Donahue
Release: 2014-08-15
Editor: Teachers College Press
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780807755815
Language: en
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This handbook provides teachers with a framework for implementing inquiry-based, substantive art integration across the curriculum, along with the background knowledge of models needed to do this. Drawing on ideas from Harvard Project Zero, the authors make a clear and compelling argument for how contemporary art supports student learning. The text features subject-specific chapters co-written by teaching scholars from that discipline. Each chapter includes examples of contemporary art with explanations of how these works explore the fundamental concepts of the academic discipline. The book concludes with a chapter on an integrated, inquiry-based curriculum inspired by contemporary art, including guidelines for developing art projects teachers can adapt to their students' interests and needs. This resource is appropriate for art teachers, as well as subject-area teachers who are not famililar with using contemporary art in the classroom.