The Studies Invited Lecture: About Art Interpretation for Art Education
Barrett, Terry, Studies in Art Education
Over the years I have come to believe that the most important thing I do as an art educator is to involve people in the interpretation of art. This article is based on and furthers a set of principles I wrote to guide people in interpretive endeavors in a chapter on interpretation in Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary (1994a) and then in an article for art teachers (1994b). I began this investigation of interpretation in years prior when attempting to discover and articulate how photographic images mean (1977, 1986,1990,1997a), and then broadened my thinking and writing to include criticism of art (1989, 1992) and images in popular visual culture (1991).
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Publication information: Article title: The Studies Invited Lecture: About Art Interpretation for Art Education. Contributors: Barrett, Terry - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 42. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2000. Page number: 5+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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