Art, politics, perception

Roy, Kaustuv (2012) Art, politics, perception. Learning curve (18). pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

Art instructors are used to the question, sometimes benign, sometimes inquisitive, sometimes disparaging, sometimes hostile, from myriad sources including parents, teachers, administrators, and certainly students, “What is the point of learning art?” This question of course rides on the shoulder of many other unstated underlying questions such as “Is not art a luxury or a middle class pursuit?” “Can we not leave art to those genuinely interested or talented in art?” “How is art practically useful?” “Is not art redundant in the age of digitalized production and reproduction?” And so on.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2018 09:01
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2018 09:01
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1013
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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