Making Art Together
How Collaborative Art-Making Can Transform Kids, Classrooms, and Communities
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Making Art Together by Mark Cooper
Book DescriptionArtist Mark Cooper creates remarkable art with children. Visiting classrooms around the country, he helps children create ambitious art objects--together. From decorated sculptures to billboards against violence to maps of the world, children plan, design, and complete the projects themselves, often tying their art to larger themes. The resulting pieces have been featured in newspapers and displayed in the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and many other venues. Wherever Cooper has worked, he has left behind delighted teachers--and not just art teachers--who are inspired and empowered to create similar projects. Making Art Together will enable all teachers and other adults who work with groups of children to re-create the successes of Cooper's versatile approach. Cooper argues that seeing teachers as master artists, using the insights of contemporary art, and tapping the unique power of collaboration can revolutionize what art can accomplish in schools. And he makes the argument practical with dozens of examples and scores of illustrations. Making Art Together promises to change the way people think about creating art with kids. A thought-provoking book, this volume will be a wonderful and useful resource for all parents, teachers and youth leaders. The authors do a tremendous job of making these large-scale projects seem very doable. Even teachers without any art experience or knowledge will come away feeling empowered that they can tackle what is described in this book....This resource explains the power of collaborating with youth while providing wonderful details on brainstorming, funding, making and displaying powerful piecesof art. --Voices of Youth Advocates, review in the February 2007 issue Mark Cooper is a professor of art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and at Boston College. His solo work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and museums, and his work with kids has received the support of leading foundations and arts organizations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807066188
(235mm x 183mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark Cooper
Making Art Together, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Mark Cooper
An artist describes his versatile, innovative approach to revitalizing art education in schools across the country, explaining how he worked together with students to plan, design, and construct ambitious art objects and projects.
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