When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child / Edition 1

When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child / Edition 1

by Jonathan Fineberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520250427

ISBN-13: 9780520250420

Pub. Date: 08/07/2006

Publisher: University of California Press

"Jonathan Fineberg captures in words the reality, delight, and imagination of children's art. He is a visionary, as are so many of the artists he cites in this important book."—Agnes Gund, President Emerita, Museum of Modern Art

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"Jonathan Fineberg captures in words the reality, delight, and imagination of children's art. He is a visionary, as are so many of the artists he cites in this important book."—Agnes Gund, President Emerita, Museum of Modern Art

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520250420
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/07/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jay Gates and Richard Herman
Acknowledgments by Jonathan Fineberg and Kathleen T. Harleman


Introduction: Gifts of Seeing
Jonathan Fineberg

Beginning with the Child
Rudolf Arnheim

The “Ket Aesthetic”: Visual Culture in Childhood
Christine Marmé Thompson

Drawing in Children’s Lives
Olga Ivashkevich

The Early Drawings of Louis XIII in the Journal de Jean Héroard
Misty S. Houston

“Animal Sketching”: Aspects of Drawing and Play in Early Calder
Elizabeth Hutton Turner

Child’s Play and the Origins of Art
Jonathan Fineberg

Gallery

Children’s Art: An Annotated Chronology by Jonathan Fineberg, Olga Ivashkevich, and Mysoon Rizk


Index

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