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Art Criticism and Education

by Theodore F. Wolff, George Geahigan

Art Criticism and Education Synopsis

Noted art critic Theodore Wolff provides a practical overview of how those who teach art can apply the principles and techniques of art criticism from kindergarten through high school. Connecting the practical to the pedagogical, George Geahigan provides a historical overview of art criticism in education literature. He rejects prevailing approaches that treat the discipline as a procedure for talking or writing about works of art, asserting instead that criticism is best construed as a mode of inquiry concerned with helping individuals see meaning and value in works of art. A rare combination of the practical and theoretical, Art Criticism and Education will be an invaluable aid to anyone who teaches art.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252066146
Publication date: 1st April 1997
Author: Theodore F. Wolff, George Geahigan
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: History of art / art & design styles, Teaching of a specific subject,

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