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Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Peter Steinhart
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

Draws on scientific and historical sources, as well as the author's own observations as a National Magazine Award-nominated naturalist and writer, to explain why people draw, covering such topics as what the mind does while drawing, the prevalence of faces and nudes in art, and the dynamic between artist and
Why We Make Art And Why it is Taught
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Richard Hickman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-09 - Publisher: Intellect Books

Governments around the world spend millions on art and cultural institutions, evidence of a basic human need for what the author refers to as 'creating aesthetic significance.' Yet what function or purpose does art satisfy in today’s society? In this thorough and accessible text, Hickman rejects the current vogue for
Children and Their Art: Art Education for Elementary and Middle Schools
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Michael Day, Al Hurwitz
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-24 - Publisher: Cengage Learning

A trusted guide and companion for current and future art educators, CHILDREN AND THEIR ART presents a professional approach to teaching art consistent with national standards for student learning. This Ninth Edition is targeted at middle level and elementary schools. The authors are experienced as art teachers in the public
Why We Make Art and why it is Taught
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Richard Hickman
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Intellect Books

What function or purpose does art satisfy in today's society? Section one gives a general overview of the nature of art and its relationship to education. In section two are psychological issues discussed, including the nature of creativity and its associations with art. Section three gives issues in art and
Comic Art of the United States Through 2000, Animation and Cartoons
Language: en
Pages: 603
Authors: John A. Lent
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

An exhaustive, well-organized bibliography on all aspects of comic art, animation, caricature, and cartooning from Canada and the United States. Its more than 11,000 entries make it and the other ten volumes in the series the definitive references on comic art.