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The History of American Art Education: Learning About Art in American Schools

The History of American Art Education: Learning About Art in American Schools

by Peter Smith, Peter Smith


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ISBN-13: 9780313298707
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/1996
Series: Contributions to the Study of Education Series , #67
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1400L (what's this?)

About the Author

PETER SMITH is Coordinator of Art Education/Art Therapy at the University of New Mexico. He has exhibited his art work in many parts of the United States and is a familiar name in art education journal literature with more than thirty major articles. His 25 year background in public school teaching serves him well as a spokesman of institutional art education.

Table of Contents


The Beginnings of Education in the Visual Arts in America

The Dismissal of Walter Smith: Historiographic Explanation, the American Art Scene, and Visual Arts Education in the Late Nineteenth Century

Germanic Influences

Franz Cizek and the Elusiveness of Historical Knowledge

American Attempts to Democratize Art: Picture Study

American Women in Visual Arts Education: Outstanding Leaders and the Interaction Between Gender Bias and Art's Status

A Charismatic American

Gender and the History of Art Education: Survival and Disappearance

Of Women and Art Education: Roles of Importance

A Colossus of Sorts

The Post Lowenfeld Era: Radical Dissent and Thoughtful Revisionism

From Aesthetic Education to Discipline-based Art Education: Intellectualizations and Confusions



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