Community Connections: The Influence of Place on Charles Demuth's Work
Bensur, Barbara J., Woodcock, Corinne, Art Education
Over the past decade there has been ongoing interest in community-based art education (Adejumo, 2000; London, 1994). London (1994) reminds us that community is the arena for the creative expression of personal encounters with one's environment. As a way of developing an appreciation of what community means, our students need to explore the idea of place. Through an exploration of the environment/ place that they encounter every day comes an understanding of the broader definition of community, a community vibrant with a history, culture and tradition often overlooked because of its familiarity to our senses.
Charles Demuth's personal encounters with his community in Lancaster, …
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Publication information: Article title: Community Connections: The Influence of Place on Charles Demuth's Work. Contributors: Bensur, Barbara J. - Author, Woodcock, Corinne - Author. Magazine title: Art Education. Volume: 54. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 2001. Page number: 25+. © National Art Education Association Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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