Art Subjects - Making Artists in the American University

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/1999
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr
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This is a scholarly, theoretically smart, and accessible book about the changes in the training of artists in twentieth-century America, as that training has moved from ateliers and art academies to universities (and art schools that think of themselves as universities). More than just education history, however, this book relates the evolution of art itself to changes in pedagogy and theory (both educational and cultural).

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Writing Artists onto Campusesp. 11
Women and Artists, Students and Teachersp. 41
The Practice of Modernismp. 67
Innocence and Formp. 97
Subjects of the Artistp. 125
Professing Postmodernismp. 155
Toward a Theory of the M.F.A.p. 187
Notesp. 215
Bibliographyp. 263
Indexp. 231
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