11 Facts About Art education


Visual arts education is the area of learning that is based upon the kind of art that one can see, visual arts—drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and design in jewelry, pottery, weaving, fabrics, etc.

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Art education is often taught through drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, and mark making.

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An alternative approach to art education involves an emphasis on imagination, both in interpreting and creating art.

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Art education is about experimentation and purposeful play and linking their art to conceptual messages and personal experiences.

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Some studies show that strong art education programs have demonstrated increased student performance in other academic areas, due to art activities' exercising their brains' right hemispheres and delateralizing their thinking.

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An apprentice often paid the master during the early years of his Art education; assuming the apprenticeship was productive, the student would be compensated later in his training.

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Art education schools were established in Italy as early as the 13th century, starting with a painting school in Venice founded by a Greek painter named Theophanes around 1200.

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Formal art education emerged in the United Kingdom in the early 19th century, motivated in part by a desire to match the quality of design work being done in France.

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Art education dismisses much contemporary art shown in major museums as political gestures that are not art.

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Art education was combined with special education even before there were reforms to create special accommodations for children with special needs in typical classrooms.

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Domain of art education is broadening to include a wider range of visual and popular culture.

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