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- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
Many of the essays pinpoint the stagnancy of teaching methods today and discuss the reductive parameters enforced by the current curriculum. The radical tone that echoes through the entire series of papers is unmistakable. Throughout the book, postmodern theory informs the polemical debate concerning new directions in educative practice. Contributors... more...
- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
With its inevitable dependency on the essential, and often contested, nature of art, the subject of assessment or evaluation in art and design education remains a matter of continuing controversy. This collection of essays examines the principal issues as they relate to the main phases of formal education, from primary to post-compulsory. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 193.00
''If you know and love young children, find a way to read this book. Here you will discover the hidden talents of young children for complexity, design, and tenacity for learning... a wonderful addition to the too-small library of quality books on young children's learning through art.''. Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emerita, Stanford University... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 178.00
The study of technical treatises in Indian art has increasingly attracted much interest. This work puts forward a critical re-examination of the key Indian concepts of painting described in the Sanskrit treatises, called citrasutras . In an in-depth and systematic analysis of the texts on the theory of Indian painting, it critically examines the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99
The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Asian Art. Introduces major styles, media, statues, buildings and artists. FREE first two chapters in the trial. Table of Contents. 1. Introduction: Asian Art | Eastern Art History | Silk Road | East Asian Calligraphy | Asian Art Museums in the United States | Buddhism | Bodhisattva |... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 116.00
This exciting new collection of essays by practicing artists, curators, activists, art writers, administrators, city planners, and educators offers divergent perspectives on the numerous facets of the public art process. The volume also includes a useful graphic timeline of public art history. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Though scholars have extensive knowledge of the art that flourished during Pala rule in Eastern India (ca. 800-1200), little is known about Eastern Indian art during the preceding 500 years. This half-millennium includes the period of the Gupta dynasty an more...
- Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00
Although educators are increasingly interested in art education research, there are few anthologies tackling the subject. Research in Art & Design Education answers this call, summarizing important issues in the field such as non-text based approaches and interdisciplinary work. Contributions from internationally renowned researchers explore a broad... more...
- Diversified Publishing 2009; US$ 17.00
What inspires a person to create? How does an artist see the world? What happens during a "eureka moment?" How does an artist find self-discipline? The Artist's Mentor is for those of us who want to create art but do not know how to begin. Drawing on interviews and autobiographical writings of more than 100 famous painters, photographers, sculptors,... more...