Artisan or Artist?: A History of the Teaching of Art and Crafts in English Schools provides information pertinent to the origin of the teaching of art and crafts in English schools. This book discusses the fundamental aspects of art education in the schools.
Organized into 16 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the close link between drawing and writing. This text then discusses the character of English education in the 19th century. Other chapters consider the definite views of art and craft education and discuss the regulations for training of teachers for elementary schools. This book discusses as well the progress of art as a subject for the school certificate. The final chapter deals with the methods and findings of psychology that have benefited art education.
This book is a valuable resource for art historians, artists, art teachers, art students, and research workers.
List of Illustrations
I The Schoolmasters
II Continental Educators
III Towards the Science and Art Department
IV Spencer and Ruskin
V Needlework in the Elementary Schools
VI The Middle-Class Schools
VII Drawing in the Elementary Schools
VIII Opposition to South Kensington
IX Manual Training and Sloyd
X Needlework—To 1913
XI The End of "Science and Art"
XII The Discovery of Child Art
XIII Art in Secondary Schools
XIV "Handwork" and Handicraft
XV Child Art, Continental and English
XVI The "Reports" on Art in Secondary Schools
Appendix A. Endowed Schools Teaching Drawing, Compiled from Schools Enquiry ("Taunton") Commission, 1868
Appendix B. Science and Art Department's Requirements for Full Qualification in Art Teaching, 1883
Appendix C. Lectures to Masters in Training and National Schools at the Central School of Art, South Kensington, 1884
Appendix D. The Royal Society of Arts
Appendix E. Rapport sur les Musées et les Écoles d'Art Industriel en Angleterre, 1889
List of References
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- © Pergamon 1967
- 1st January 1967
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