1st Edition

Critical Art Pedagogy Foundations for Postmodern Art Education

By Richard Cary Copyright 1998
    384 Pages
    by Routledge

    382 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 1998, this work identifies the possibilities, concepts, needs and strategies for radical reform of traditional art education by resituating it within the postmodern paradigm. It advocates continued research to inform theory and practice in art education, providing detailed summaries of new methodologies, such as semiotics and deconstruction. It is clearly sectioned and easy to use which provides an ideal foundation for postmodern art education.

    Chapter 1 Critical Theory: A Philosophy for Praxis in Art Education; Chapter 2 A Critical History of Art Education: Dangerous Memories and Critical Consciousness; Chapter 3 Describing the Individual Art Student: Psychologies for Critical Art Pedagogy; Chapter 4 Creating Dangerous Knowledge: Semiotics, Deconstruction, and Qualitative Methodology; Chapter 5 Aesthetics for Critical Praxis; Chapter 6 Models for Practice: Prescriptive Grand Narratives or Potential Resources for Critical Art Pedagogy?; Chapter 7 Disconnecting from Modernism, Connecting to Postmodernism;


    Richard Cary