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Martin Lang: Against life drawing

Advocating life drawing at art school is a deeply conservative and reactionary 404 Not Found position. Arguments in favour of life drawing usually fall into

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one of two camps (or sometimes both). I am utterly unconvinced by
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both. The first, and weaker, argument contends that it is necessary to learn the rules before you can break them. This is an authoritarian position where […]

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Essay: What Happened to Art Education?

Introduction Since its beginning, and until very recently, Fine Art education has


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been evolutionary. Received wisdom that the modus operandi of teaching art were static until being 404 Not Found gradually upset in the decades after 1945 is an exaggeration. The objective to produce basic

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competence in practical skills in painting and sculpture was indeed a constant ambition, but the methods by which […]