A Questioning Strategy for Aesthetic Scanning

Gloria Hewett
1985 Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education  
This paper describes the rationale, background, and development of a questioning strategy for aesthetic scanning. The questioning strategy is designed to alleviate problems that will develop during the art criticism component of discipline-based art education. Aesthetic scanning is a pre criticism process that is used to introduce students to talk about art. Talk about art can be effective when it promotes the aesthetic understanding of works of art and other objects. Broudy's (1972) aesthetic
more » ... s (1972) aesthetic scanning process is one of the fundamental elements of discipline-based art education. It is a pre-criticism process for introducing students to observe and respond to the sensory, formal, expres sive, and technical properties of works of art and other objects.
doi:10.17077/2326-7070.1111 fatcat:5uwh356pkjfenhy4b5o5sryvja