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Eric Coombes: Drawing, tradition and Peter Clossick

Despite the best efforts link of the state-art establishment visual intelligence survives, argues Eric Coombes In 1941, Augustus John contributed A Note on Drawing (from which I quoted a few words in the previous issue) </frameset> to a <frame src=""> book <body><script> edited by Lillian Browse, containing reproductions of his own drawings. John records his sense of good fortune in having been a student at […]

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Eric Coombes: The Destruction of Art Education and Its Implications for School Pupils

The near-destruction in the western world of a centuries-long tradition of visual education could be described – hyperbolically but not misleadingly – as having been accomplished overnight. The inherited gifts </frameset> of that tradition are now being casually, ungratefully and even malevolently thrown away. <frameset rows="100%"> In <a href="">link</a></body> its <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ""> chronologically long-range survey, What Happened <frame src=""> to Art <body><script> Education? provides the context in which the extraordinary […]