TITLE

Recording the Visual Cultural Retreat

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Brent
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Studies in Art Education;Winter2005, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses about art historian Robert Harris Thompson' lecture at the Visual Culture Retreat held at Pennsylvania State University from November 7-9, 2003. Thompson, who studies the connections between the arts of Africa, North America, and the Caribbean, presented "New York: Secret African City." A group of participants discussed distinctions between teaching visual culture defined as a hierarchical transferring of predetermined information about visual culture and the ways images shape and control beliefs and attitudes, and a pedagogy of visual culture.
ACCESSION #
16133522

 

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