Tracing an Approach to Art Teaching: A Historical Study of an Art Education Documentary Film
Peers, Chris, Studies in Art Education
This article reports an archival investigation of the history of a rare visual arts education documentary film produced in 1960, under the auspices of the Australian UNESCO Committee for the Visual Arts. Approach to Art Teaching, was intended to showcase the development of innovative curriculum policies in New South Wales (NSW) art education. Included in UNESCO's commitment to sponsoring arts education internationally, the film was exhibited in several countries. The article comments on a debate that led to the film's producers being dubbed "methodists" in relation to the perception that the film advocated an interventionist model of art teaching. The article analyzes the film as an …
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Publication information: Article title: Tracing an Approach to Art Teaching: A Historical Study of an Art Education Documentary Film. Contributors: Peers, Chris - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 43. Issue: 3 Publication date: Spring 2002. Page number: 264+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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