The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art: Learning to Think by Looking at Art / Edition 1

The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art: Learning to Think by Looking at Art / Edition 1

by David Perkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 089236274X

ISBN-13: 9780892362745

Pub. Date: 07/28/1994

Publisher: Getty Publications


Attentive observation of art provides an excellent opportunity for better thinking, for the cultivation of the "art of intelligence." The arts are important in an educational setting, therefore, because they can cultivate important thinking strategies in children and adults alike. With carefully chosen illustrations, Perkins demonstrates how the reflective…  See more details below

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Attentive observation of art provides an excellent opportunity for better thinking, for the cultivation of the "art of intelligence." The arts are important in an educational setting, therefore, because they can cultivate important thinking strategies in children and adults alike. With carefully chosen illustrations, Perkins demonstrates how the reflective approach to art can develop broader, more adventurous, and clearer avenues of thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892362745
Publisher:
Getty Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Series:
Occasional Papers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
686,466
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
1Art and the Art of Intelligence1
2The Intelligent Eye7
3The Challenge of the Invisible17
4Knowledge Gaps and Intelligence Traps25
5Giving Looking Time36
6Making Looking Broad and Adventures47
7Making Looking Clear and Deep59
8Making Looking Organized70
9Building the Mind through Art82
References91
Biography95

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