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Books Available for Review
THIS IS… Catherin Ingrim. London, England: Laurence King Publishing. 2014.
THIS IS… is a series that combines factual art history text and quirky, colorful illustrations to tell the story of the work, influences, and eccentricities behind each artist. Inspired by graphic novels, the series brings artists to life in an engaging, visual format. Contains 3 books: Dalí, Pollock, and Warhol (each 80 pages, with about half being visuals). Might be good for middle level art educators.
Harvard Educational Review: Expanding Our Vision for the Arts in Education. Vol. 83, No. 1 (Spring 2013). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Education.
This special issue of Harvard Educational Review considers, through articles, stories, and reflective essays, “the need for multimodal arts learning experiences to address twenty-first-century learning objectives and environments.” The issue includes a foreword by Steve Seidel and an Afterword by Maxine Greene, as well as several book reviews. Articles include reflections on drama, dance, music, and fine arts—giving a bigger picture of how the Arts can affect students, and how teachers can enact various pedagogical strategies.
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