By Al Hurwitz, Michael Day

A depended on consultant and spouse for present and destiny paintings educators, teenagers AND THEIR paintings offers a certified method of educating artwork in keeping with nationwide criteria for pupil studying. The authors are skilled as artwork academics within the public colleges and feature a vast wisdom approximately college paintings courses. The 8th version offers an easy-to-use blend of thought, learn, and sensible wisdom approximately educating artwork. the main accomplished textbook to be had for educating paintings schooling equipment, teenagers AND THEIR paintings covers all facets of training artwork within the effortless lecture room: the elemental rules and pursuits of artwork schooling, the features and desires of youngsters as rookies, the center rules of artwork as a subject-aesthetics, ideas of layout, artwork historical past, artwork media-and all points of instruction-curriculum making plans, pattern classes, school room administration, and evaluation. between quite a few updates through the textual content, the 8th version includes a brand-new bankruptcy on visible tradition. This new version additionally contains greater than three hundred illustrations, with good over a hundred new pictures further to supply examples of latest media and higher illustration of post-modern artforms and works by means of ladies and minority artists.

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W. Viola, Child Art and Franz Cizek (New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1936). Stephen Dobbs, “The Paradox of Art Education in the Public Schools: A Brief History of Influences,” ERIC Publication ED 049 196 (1971). 53. Brent Wilson and Marjorie Wilson, “An Iconoclastic View of the Imagery Sources in the Drawings of Young People,” Art Education (January 1977): 5, 9. 54. Frederick M. Logan, Growth of Art in American Schools (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955); see also Logan’s “Update ’75, Growth in American Art Education,” Studies in Art Education 17, no.

The student will gain a basic understanding of the range of the visual arts throughout history and across many cultures. The child will be conversant with art terms and concepts from the history of art, as well as with many particular landmark works and the artists or cultures that produced them. The child will develop preferences for some types or styles of art. The student will learn about a range of world cultures through study of artworks, their contexts, purposes, and cultural values. The child will appreciate his or her own cultural heritage and that of many of the distinctive cultural groups of the United States, Canada, and other countries.

Walter Smith approached his work with great vision and vitality and began the development of a sequential curriculum for industrial drawing. Within nine years, he had founded and directed the Massachusetts Normal Art School, the first in the country (now the Massachusetts College of Art and still the only state-supported art school in the country), and had implemented his curriculum in all Massachusetts primary grades up to high school. In addition, Smith’s writings and the teachers trained at the Normal School extended Smith’s influence across the country.

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