Studies in Art Education

Studies in Art Education is a journal of research in visual art education. Since it was founded in 1959, it is printed quarterly. The journal is published by the National Art Education Association.Subjects for Studies in Art Education include art and art history and education.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 4, Summer

A Case for an Art Education of Everyday Aesthetic Experiences
The flow of signs and images, which saturate the fabric of everyday life, is now such that sociologists refer to the societal turn towards the cultural, which is simultaneously a turn towards the visual. Paradigms include shopping malls, theme parks,...
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Art Education: Issues in Postmodernist Pedagogy / Postmodern Art Education: An Approach to Curriculum
Clark, R. (1996). Art Education: Issues in Postmodernist Pedagogy. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association. 121 pages,ISBN 0-937652-94-6 Efland, A., Freedman, K., & Stuhr, P. (1996). Postmodern Art Education: An Approach to Curriculum. Reston,...
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Building Bridges, Experiential Art Understanding: A Work of Art as a Means of Understanding and Constructing Self
Rasanen, Marjo. (1997). Building Bridges, Experiential Art Understanding: A Work of Art as a Means of Understanding and Constructing Self Helsinki: University of Art and Design Helsinki. 340 pages. ISBN 951-558-014-5. Reviewed by Mary Erickson Arizona...
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Editorial: Looking Forward and Backward
In many ways this issue of Studies in Art Education is about the future. Paul Duncum encourages us to make a concerted effort to incorporate the sites of the "everyday" into art education theory and practice. Kristin Congdon, Catalina Delgado-Trunk,...
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"From Endpoints to Repertoires": A Challenge to Art Education
At the turn of the 20th century, the concept of art constitutes a particularly vast category that necessitates re-examination of our understanding of the role and aims of art education. This article documents and argues the need to move beyond linear...
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Preparing Teachers of Art
Day, M. (Ed.). (1997). Preparing Teachers of Art. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association. 154 pp. ISBN 1-890160-016 Despite some early misgivings, I found valuable information in the pages of Michael Day's anthology and some proposed directions...
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Speaking the Mind and Minding the Speech: Novices Interpreting Art
People use language to interpret works of art. While much academic attention has gone to what art viewers say about what they see, this study focuses on how art viewers construe and convey what they mean. The linguistic theory driving the study suggests...
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Teaching about the Ofrenda and Experiences on the Border
In the early 1990s, an effort was made to strengthen Day of the Dead celebrations in Central Florida's Latin community while introducing much of its non-Latin population to the tradition. Ofrendas were created in several public settings including a Mexican...
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Tribute to Marylou Kuhn
The field of art education and the faculty of Florida State University lost a distinguished art educator, Dr. Marylou Kuhn, on January 5, 1999. We commend her generous giving of her energies and vision and her service of her profession and her students....
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