The Child's Creation of a Pictorial World / Edition 2

The Child's Creation of a Pictorial World / Edition 2

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by Claire Golomb, Golomb
     
 

In this book for psychologists, art therapists, and students, Golomb (University of Massachusetts) uses a developmental framework that combines theory with empirical investigations to reveal insights on the mental processes that underlie children's drawings. She examines the artwork of normal and talented children and children who are emotionally disturbed or… See more details below

Overview

In this book for psychologists, art therapists, and students, Golomb (University of Massachusetts) uses a developmental framework that combines theory with empirical investigations to reveal insights on the mental processes that underlie children's drawings. She examines the artwork of normal and talented children and children who are emotionally disturbed or developmentally disabled, illustrating concepts with b&w and some color reproductions of children's art. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805843712
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword to the Second Edition. Introduction. From Action to Representation: The Origins of Early Graphic Forms. The Puzzle of the Tadpole Man. Differentiation of Forms and Early Graphic Models. Space: In Search of the Missing Dimension. Color, Affect, and Expression: The Depiction of Mood and Feelings. Composition: The Creation of Pictorial Space and the Communication of Meaning. Gifted Child Artists. Art, Personality, and Diagnostics. The Child as Art Critic. Reflections on Cultural Variables.

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