Studies in Art Education

Studies in Art Education is a journal of research in visual art education. Since it was founded in 1959, it is printed quarterly. The journal is published by the National Art Education Association.Subjects for Studies in Art Education include art and art history and education.

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 4, Summer

Are We Asking the Wrong Questions in Arts-Based Research?
Arts-based educational research is founded on the belief that die arts have the ability to contribute particular insights into, and enhance understandings of phenomena that are of interest to educational researchers. As Elliot Eisner (2006) ', die first...
Beyond Aesthetics: Returning Force and Truth to Art and Its Education
Vincent Lanier, one of the first generation of post-World War II art educators, had an influence on the field of art education that still remains with us to this day. He was a provocateur who would challenge the field from the margins and hold court...
Creative Intelligence, Creative Practice: Lowenfeld Redux
Viktor Lowenfeld contributed to the inaugural volume of Studies a short piece titled "Creative Intelligence" (1960). Here, expounding on an issue already given prominence in his widely published text, Creative and Mental Growth (1957), he argued for...
Editorial
There was a time when I felt that those who were 50 years old were "very old." A span of 50 years seemed so long. From today's perspective, it is but an "instant". Reflecting upon 50 years since Studies in Art Education was first published leaves me...
Forget This Article: On Scholarly Oblivion, Institutional Amnesia, and Erasure of Research History
The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other philosophers with it: to think that everything recurs as we once experienced it, and that the recurrence itself recurs ad infinitum! What does this mad myth signify?-...
Introduction to 50(4)
This issue of Studies in Art Education commemorates 50 years of publication. The inaugural issue of Studies in Art Education was published in fall 1959. This first issue included essays by Irving Kaufman, Edmund B. Feldman, Kenneth R. Beittel, Vincent...
Mel Alexenberg's Educating Artists for the Future
Mel Alexenberg's Educating Artists for the Future Mel Alexenberg (Ed.). (2008). Educating Artists for the Future: Learning at the Intersections of Art, Science, Technology and Culture. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books/ Chicago: University of Chicago Press....
Reconceptualizing the Role of Creativity in Art Education Theory and Practice
Often when I tell people I am an art educator an immediate response is, "Oh, you deal with the creative part of schooling." I expect that in the minds of the general public, and in the field of general education, studying the visual arts is synonymous...
Response to Tavin's "The Magical Quality of Aesthetics"
Kevin Tavin's reply to the question, "Why is aesthetics one of the most cherished ideas in art education?" begins with an application of Lacan's psychoanalytical theory of objet a. While objet a does not exist in the actual object (art, for example)...
W. Reid Hastie: A Visionary for Research in Art Education
W. Reid Hastie, the fifth president (1957-1959) of the National Art Education Association, promoted the need for a scholarly venue devoted entirely to issues and research in art education and a place where related research results could be presented...
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