Art education and Bildung

Cannatella, Howard (2004) Art education and Bildung. Journal of Visual Art Practice, 3 (1). pp. 61-74. ISSN 1470-2029

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This paper examines the rise of anti-intellectualism in art education and what can be done to curtail some of its effects. I argue that art education is fundamentally a Bildung affair and that it is through Bildung that a proper defence of art education can be made. The work attempts to explain some of the significance of Bildung for art education; what makes it enduring and particularly special.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
Item ID: 2615
Depositing User: Mrs Sue Black
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2009 10:00
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:14

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