Children Ask Questions about West African Art
Abercrombie, Denice, Cochran, Mathilda, Mims, Margaret, Art Education
This instructional resource section features four works from the collection of African art and the Glassell collection of African Gold at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas. Students from Cheryl Jones's and Peggy Licea's fifth grade classes at Pleasantville Elementary posed questions about the works of art, allowing the students' interests to be the first consideration in this unit The children's questions focus on some of the most important visuals aspects of the art and provide a natural lead-in to a more detailed discussion of the work.
Mother and Child Figure,
Yoruba people, Ekiti region, Southwestern Nigeria, late 19th century. Wood, …
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Publication information: Article title: Children Ask Questions about West African Art. Contributors: Abercrombie, Denice - Author, Cochran, Mathilda - Author, Mims, Margaret - Author. Magazine title: Art Education. Volume: 50. Issue: 4 Publication date: July 1997. Page number: 25+. © National Art Education Association Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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