Postmodernism in Art Education: Content for Life
Milbrandt, Melody K., Art Education
Crime, drugs, homelessness, violence, sexual abuse, teen pregnancy, endangered species, conservation, pollution.. the list of issues and concerns generated by fifth graders was long and surprisingly sophisticated. Students discussed and brainstormed their concerns after viewing work by two postmodern artists, Krystoff Wodicizko and Ciel Bergman. This activity was part of a year-long curriculum designed to involve south Georgia fifth-grade students in a district-wide study of postmodern art and related issues. The discipline-based art education (DBAE) curriculum offered opportunities not only to discuss art, but also to investigate the functions of art in contemporary society through …
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Publication information: Article title: Postmodernism in Art Education: Content for Life. Contributors: Milbrandt, Melody K. - Author. Magazine title: Art Education. Volume: 51. Issue: 6 Publication date: November 1998. Page number: 47+. © National Art Education Association Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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