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Re: fine arts curriculum

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Robert Beeching (robprod)
Thu, 21 Aug 1997 15:09:34 -0700

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>Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 15:08:17 -0700
>From: Robert Beeching <robprod>
>Subject: Re: fine arts curriculum
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>At 03:20 PM 8/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>I just found out I have to teach a fine arts class at an inner city high
>>school. There is no book, not even for me. I have no idea of what to do.
>> Any suggestions would be very helpful.
>YES THERE ARE! Mohloy-Nagy's "VISION in MOTION," Theobald, Chicago 1961
> Gyorgy Kepes' "SIGN, IMAGE, SYMBOL," Geoge Braziller, New
> York 1966
> E.E. Reynolds "INTRODUCTION TO HERALDRY," Methuen & Co.
> London 1953
>Most university reference libraries have copies.
>Many inner city children are void of any visual arts education. They
>get their images from the street, televsion, and movies. Start
>there with how and why "symbols" have been used through the ages.
>Children who do not read well tend to rely on visual symbols to convey
>their ideas, i.e. ghetto wall murals, "T" shirts, "bumper stickers" etc.
>VIDEO: Saul Bass "WHY MAN CREATES" from Pyramid Films, Santa Monics, CA.
> "Future Scape" series from PBS
> "Connections" series from PBS
>WEB SOURCES: Metropolitan Museum Teachers page
> MSNBC "The Site" which I have made an attch. for access.

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