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  • The Problem of Assessment in Art and Designby Trevor Rayment

    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...

  • Visual Literacyby James Elkins

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.00

    What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the developed West or in developing nations? This groundbreaking collection explores what impact the new concept of "visual literacy" has on art history. more...

  • Salvador Dalí and the Surrealistsby Michael Elsohn Ross

    Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    The bizarre and often humorous creations of René Magritte, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, and other surrealists are showcased in this activity guide for young artists. Foremost among the surrealists, Salvador Dalí was a painter, filmmaker, designer, performance artist, and eccentric self-promoter. His famous icons, including the melting watches, double... more...

  • World Cultures Through Art Activitiesby Dindy Robinson

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 39.00

    This text aims to introduce students to culture around the world through simple art activities, while building creativity and critical-thinking skills. Each chapter provides a brief text on a chosen subject, and a list of reference sources with activities to present the topic. more...

  • Albrecht Durerby Jane Campbell Hutchison

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Monet and the Impressionists for Kidsby Carol Sabbeth

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    A lifelong love of art is one of the greatest gifts an adult can bestow on a child—and no period of art is better loved or more available to children than Impressionism. Monet and the Impressionists for Kids invites children to delight in Cassatt?s mothers and children, Renoir?s dancing couples, and Gaugin?s island scenes; 21 activities explore... more...

  • Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Visual Artsby Pamela J. Eyerdam

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2006; US$ 52.00

    Introductory chapters explore the history of art education and critical-thinking skills along with practical suggestions for utilizing the Internet in art research. The majority of the book, however, provides exhaustive lists of Web sites that feature works of art, biographies of artists, background information, critical reviews, scholarly treatment... more...

  • Telling Piecesby Peggy Albers; Sharon Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 46.95

    Uses the case of a 6th grade classrm in a small US town to systematically consider how pre-adolescent middle-school children develop a knowledge & understanding of the conventions of art & how they use this knowledge to create artful representations. more...

  • ART & DESIGNby Nicholas Addison; Lesley Burgess; John Steers; Jane Trowell

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This practical guide puts Art and Design into perspective and shows teachers and student-teachers how to make the subject accessible and interesting to their pupils. more...

  • Italian Renaissance Frames at the V&Aby Christine Powell; Zoe Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 135.00

    This visually stunning and technically detailed book is an in-depth analysis of the materials and techniques used on thirty eight of the V&A's Renaissance frames. The book will teach the reader to recognise frame style, structure and surface decoration of the period, as well as additions and alterations and later frames in the style.   * First... more...