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Re: Visual Culture...yes/no/maybe

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From: Susan Holland (Susan_Holland_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Mar 17 2002 - 12:26:05 PST


artsednet@lists.getty.edu writes:
>Any feelings on the new shift in the field of art education...going from
>"visual arts" to "visual culture" ?

I had some thoughts on this last year. I can't remember the details now, but I
think it is only PC word play. Culture sounds beefier than art. art sounds
foofy or elitist. But I could not see that the change of phrase amounts to a
change in teaching.

Susan Holland
susan_holland@teachnet.edb.utexas.edu

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