In the Spirit of Art Criticism: Reading the Writings of Women Artists
Stout, Candace Jesse, Studies in Art Education
This article focuses on a newly developed college course in art appreciation and art criticism titled, "In the Words of Women Artists." This introductory level course yields credit in fine arts and women's studies and draws students from a variety of disciplines within the arts. The purpose of the article is threefold. First, it describes the theoretical foundations of the course as it is grounded in postmodern and feminist criticism. Second, it offers a rationale for teaching about contemporary women's art through postmodern and feminist critical theory and practice. Third, through examples drawn from class assignments and discussions, it explains the theoretical background and …
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Publication information: Article title: In the Spirit of Art Criticism: Reading the Writings of Women Artists. Contributors: Stout, Candace Jesse - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 41. Issue: 4 Publication date: Summer 2000. Page number: 346+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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